Definitions

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  • adv. With a silver appearance or sound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Like silver in appearance or in sound.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like silver, as regards either appearance or tone.

Etymologies

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silver +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Suddenly the first bird called silverly, startling the dusk.

    Gone to Earth

  • Near at hand a fountain tinkled silverly, and other unseen fountains in various parts of the great garden whispered an everlasting symphony.

    Wings in the Night

  • Along the mountain stream that slipped silverly away in the valley below, there were oleanders in bloom, such as we had left in Bermuda the April before.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Near at hand a fountain tinkled silverly and other, unseen fountains in various parts of the great garden whispered an everlasting symphony.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • They were talking by broken snatches, as in a shared dream where precise expression was not needed, and their voices, mellowly male and silverly female, sounded even in the distance like brief peals of laughter.

    The Devil's Novice

  • Though she had a goodly show of silky, silverly fur on her head and along her shoulders, yet on the rest of her body it was reduced to the thin - nest down, through which it was easy to see her skin.

    Breed to Come

  • As she stood there in the silverly light, the state of her garments and hair indicating that she had hurriedly risen from her couch, her bright, picturesque beauty was vastly heightened.

    Monte-Cristo's Daughter

  • And out there beyond the terrace the Thames flows quietly, silverly on, seeming to shine with the memory of all the loveliness those gliding waters have reflected, since their ripples played with the long, tremulous image of Lechlade spire.

    The Invader A Novel

  • The train was slowing up and the lonely river gleamed silverly below.

    The Invader A Novel

  • He looks like anything but a fighter -- a quiet, gentle-looking soul with kind and a bit tired eyes, soft silverly hair, and a whimsical sense of humor, a gentleman of the old school.

    The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915

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