Definitions

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  • adverb Obsolete form of pleasantly.

Etymologies

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plesaunt +‎ -ly

Examples

  • [Sidenote: and then asks his lord to come to the fire and dress while he waits by.] ++Than pray your {e} sou {er} eyñ w {i} t {h} wordus mansuetely to com to a good fyr {e} and aray hym ther by, 888 and ther {e} to sytt or stand/to his p {er} sone plesauntly, and ye eu {er} redy to awayte w {i} t {h} maners metely.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • {Meyr {e} of Calice ye may p {re} ferr {e} plesauntly.

    Early English Meals and Manners

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