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  • adv. In an eligible manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an eligible manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an eligible manner; so as to be worthy of choice or capable of election.


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  • Aim that the couples 2 year old daughter, here's the cheque of that Kreg and Kimberly Carton (ph) eligibly received a cocktail juice restaurant at the last line, thank you little something, you can figure out the rest because I'm not going to say that.

    CNN Transcript Sep 16, 2009

  • Gazette review of The Keepsake for 1839: "it opens sweetly and exposes what is good in the engravings most eligibly to view, as it suffers the text to be read in the easiest of manners."

    Introduction to _The Keepsake_

  • They continued together with unabated regard however, till the marriage of Miss Campbell, who by that chance, that luck which so often defies anticipation in matrimonial affairs, giving attraction to what is moderate rather than to what is superior, engaged the affections of Mr. Dixon, a young man, rich and agreeable, almost as soon as they were acquainted; and was eligibly and happily settled, while Jane Fairfax had yet her bread to earn.


  • They even have people who want to participate who aren't eligibly for work study, and just want to do it because they think it's the right thing to do.

    President Remarks At America Reads Event

  • To the Cherokees, whose case has perhaps excited the greatest share of attention and sympathy, the United States have granted in fee, with a perpetual guaranty of exclusive and peaceable possession, 13,554,135 acres of land on the west side of the Mississippi, eligibly situated, in

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • The house opposite the bank is very eligibly situated for a commercial character having an excellent storeroom and counting room with every convenient compartment for a private family.

    A Portrait of Old George Town

  • It was a substantial brick building, 60 x 70 feet, three stories, conveniently arranged, and eligibly located upon a prominent hill, just outside the limits of Jefferson

    Evidences of Progress Among Colored People

  • This post, without being very lucrative, furnished the means of living eligibly in that country; the misfortune was, this employment could not be of any great duration, but it put me in train to procure something better, as by this means she hoped to insure the particular protection of the intendant, who might find me some more settled occupation before this was concluded.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • They represented widely different characteristics, and I esteemed myself fortunate to obtain a position where I could so eligibly study men, habits, and warfare.

    Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War

  • But we had repetitions of church and prayer-meetings; and so, of course, we were just as eligibly situated as we could have been any where.

    The Innocents Abroad — Volume 01


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