Definitions

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  • adv. In the manner of a fairy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In the manner of a fairy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fairy-like manner; in a manner or fashion suggestive of the handiwork of fairies; as fairies.

Etymologies

fairy +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Outside there was a vivid rose of sunset behind the cold hills of fir, and the long reaches of snowy fields glowed fairily pink in the western light.

    The Golden Road

  • They spoke softly, both of them, before the morning hush, as they swung out into the open water between the towers of San Georgio fairily dim, and the pillars of the saints; the city floated in a mist of blueness, the dome of the Saluti faintly pearled.

    The Lovely Lady

  • Mrs. Fontenette gave a faint gasp of impatience and left us at a run, tripping fairily across the rough street at the only point visible to those on the veranda.

    Strong Hearts

  • Refreshments were offered to us as to friends, and we lunched fairily upon little dishes of rose leaves, delicately preserved, with all their fragrance, in a "lucent sirup."

    Venetian Life

  • ISE call put ratio, otherwise known as the ISEE index started the week off fairily high.

    Trader's Narrative

  • All antiquaries are agreed, that the common ancestor of this most noble and far spread fairily of the Muirays, derive them - selves from one Friskinus, a gentleman*of note and figure in the reign of King David I. who came to the throne on the de - mise of his brother, King Alexander I. anno J 122.

    Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and historical

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