Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being lowly; meekness; humility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lowly state.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being lowly; meekness; humility.

Etymologies

From lowly +‎ -hood. Compare lowlihead. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “I wish I could reproduce a good impression of 'John' for you, to give you the notion of his 'perfect gentleness and lowlihood.'

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • "I wish I could reproduce a good impression of 'John' for you, to give you the notion of his 'perfect gentleness and lowlihood.'

    The Life of John Ruskin

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