Definitions

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  • adv. In a sanitary way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As regards health or its preservation.

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Examples

  • The thought of sleighing cheered him for a moment, until, now on the outskirts of the village, he was sanitarily perturbed by the adjacency of dwelling houses and barns.

    THE PRODIGAL FATHER

  • It was inconceivable to the sanitarily minded Victorian that you should not render your bed and body linens germ-free by boiling or that you should not do everything in your power to render them snowy white.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Dale went into the bathroom, ran some tap water into one of the little plastic glasses — sanitarily wrapped for his protection — and came back and sat on the small couch and thought about it.

    A Winter Haunting

  • It would be so simple in place of continuing the ancient ways, whose inconveniences are so well demonstrated in the large model of an unhealthy house exhibited in the pavilion of the city of Paris, to adopt all the new systems of sanitation which, on their part, are shown in application in the model of a sanitarily perfect house which has been placed opposite to it.

    The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, No. 733, January 11, 1890

  • Of course litter also performs a very useful function sanitarily, inasmuch as it serves to keep the stall or byre fresher and cleaner, and more free from noxious gases, which it absorbs, than would otherwise be the case.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • I walked through its weary miles (barring the tuberculosis wards) and I never saw a hospital look more sanitarily span.

    The Living Present

  • Second, to promote among its members a more scientific knowledge of the economic value of the various foods and fuels, a more intelligent understanding of correct plumbing and drainage in our homes, as well as need for pure water and good light in a sanitarily built house; also to secure skilled labor in every department of woman's work in our homes.

    The Congress of Women: Held in the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U. S. A., 1893, With Portraits, Biographies and Addresses

  • To promote among members of the Association a more scientific knowledge of the economic value of various foods and fuels; a more intelligent understanding of correct plumbing and drainage in our homes, as well as need for pure water and good light in a sanitarily built house.

    Women Wage-Earners Their Past, Their Present, and Their Future

  • I will read you once again, though you will remember it, his description of one of those pools which you are about sanitarily to draw off into your engine-boilers, and then I will tell you what I saw myself in that sacred country.

    On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2) A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature

  • The store owners will be graciously permitted to resume the tradition if they install stainless steel sinks with hot and cold running water and a "prep kitchen" to more sanitarily handle the bought donuts and coffee maker.

    Reason Magazine

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