Definitions

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  • adv. Skilfully.
  • adv. Gracefully or elegantly.
  • adv. Suitably.
  • adj. Skilful.
  • adj. Graceful or elegant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Neatly; dexterously; nimbly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a feat manner; neatly; nimbly; dexterously; adroitly.

Etymologies

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From Middle English fetly, from -ly + Anglo-Norman fet ("action, deed"), from Latin factus ("made"), from Latin facere ("to make").

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