from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Ready; willing; meek.
- Orderly; proper; decent.
- Readily; speedily.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
_Gradely_ (graithly) means willingly, meekly or decently; _clem_ means starve; _sithee_ is see you or look you; _clogs_ are shoes with wooden soles and leather uppers, and _dungarees_, garments of coarse cotton cloth rather like overalls.
And she did back her raiment from her thin neck, and it was white as snow under the woolen, and she did on the necklace, and Osberne thought indeed that it sat well there, and that her head and neck looked grand and graithly.
It is not confined to Lancashire or to England, but appears in Scotland as _graith_ (ready), _graith_ (furniture); whence _graithly_ (readily), to