burlily
adverb see burly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • burlily — See burly. * * * …   Universalium

  • burlily — bur·li·ly …   English syllables

  • burlily — lə̇lē, li adverb : in a burly manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • burly — burlily, adv. burliness, n. /berr lee/, adj., burlier, burliest. 1. large in bodily size; stout; sturdy. 2. bluff; brusque. [1250 1300; ME borli, burli, OE borlice (adv.) excellently, equiv. to bor(a) ruler + lice LY] …   Universalium

  • burly — adjective (burlier; est) Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century strongly and heavily built ; husky < a burly man > • burlily adverb • burliness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • burliness — See burlily. * * * …   Universalium

  • burly — I. /ˈbɜli / (say berlee) adjective (burlier, burliest) 1. great in bodily size; stout; sturdy. 2. bluff; brusque. {Middle English borli, burlich, burli; origin uncertain} –burlily, adverb –burliness, noun II. /ˈbɜli / (say berlee) adjective… …   Australian English dictionary

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