Definitions

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  • adv. In an oval shape.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an oval form.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an oval form; so as to be oval.

Etymologies

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oval +‎ -ly

Examples

  • And you can see they are sort of these kind of ovally-shaped tomatoes.

    CNN Transcript Jun 10, 2008

  • If you mistrust the verity of this relation, and demand for further confirmation of my assertion a visible sign, as the Jews and such incredulous infidels use to do, take a fresh egg, and orbicularly, or rather ovally, enfold it within this divine Pantagruelion.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Holding up a small, square bottle, ovally labeled with the engraving of a countenance full of soft pity as that of the Romish-painted Madonna, the herb-doctor passes slowly among them, benignly urbane, turning this way and that, saying: --

    The Confidence-Man

  • Holding up a small, square bottle, ovally labeled with the engraving of

    The Confidence-Man

  • In the first place, they are more numerous; secondly, they are larger; and finally, instead of being round like a plate, they are drawn out ovally, and are almost shaped like those long dishes on which fish is usually served.

    The History of a Mouthful of Bread And its effect on the organization of men and animals

  • If you mistrust the verity of this relation, and demand for further confirmation of my assertion a visible sign, as the Jews and such incredulous infidels use to do, take a fresh egg, and orbicularly, or rather ovally, enfold it within this divine

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 3

  • The small windscreen is hardly visible with the large ovally-shaped front grille demonstrating an aggressive look.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Lord Ornery’s, just becups they won the egg and spoon there so ovally provencial at Balldole.

    Finnegans Wake

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