Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Hastily; violently; fiercely.

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  • adverb Hastily; violently; fiercely; with fury.

Etymologies

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From Middle English brathly, brothly, braithly, equivalent to brath +‎ -ly. Cognate with Icelandic bráðleg ("quickly, soon").

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