Delightsome De*light"some, a. Very pleasing; delightful. ``Delightsome vigor.'' --Grew. [1913 Webster]

Ye shall be a delightsome land, . . . saith the Lord. --Mal. iii. 12. -- {De*light"some*ly}, adv. -- {De*light"some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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