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  • adv. In a snowy way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a snowy manner; with or as snow.


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snowy +‎ -ly


  •     So when on ivory thrones they rested, snowily gleaming,

    Poems and Fragments

  • So when on ivory thrones they rested, snowily gleaming,

    The Poems and Fragments of Catullus

  • Back to the flowery island of Sicily her mother brought her, and the peach trees and the almonds blossomed snowily as she passed.

    A Book of Myths

  • Out at Hillside the stones that demarcate the territory of an old-fashioned house are new and snowily whitewashed.


  • As the rising wind began to whirl snowily about their ears and necks, the party turned up their coat-collars and tucked in their fur robes.

    The Second Violin

  • With the wind upon her quarter, she rode on an even keel, and the long iron hull, gleaming snowily in the sunshine, drove on, majestic, through a field of white-flecked green and azure.

    Vane of the Timberlands

  • June seemed a little tardy here, but the elder, the rose, and the panicled cornel were almost ready, the button-bushes were showing ivory, while the arrow-wood, fully open, was glistening snowily everywhere, its tiny flower crowns falling and floating in patches down-stream, its over-sweet breath hanging heavy in the morning mist.

    Roof and Meadow

  • At the extreme end of the glittering vista of pale-green, transparent columns, a door suddenly opened, and a flock of doves came speeding forth, their white, spread wings colored softly in the clear rose-radiance, -- they circled round and round the dome three times, then fluttered in a palpitating arch over Lysia's head, and finally sped straight across the hall to the other end, where they streamed snowily through another aperture and disappeared.


  • His voice died in a hard sob of imploring agony, -- smitten to the very soul by a remorse greater than he could bear, his strength failed him, and he fell senseless, face forward among the flowers of the Prophet's field; .. flowers that, circling snowily around his dark and prostrate form, looked like fairy garlands bordering


  • The waiter was fascinatingly solemn, the floor snowily sanded, the company sufficiently distinguished in literature and art for me to keep track of them through the newspapers.

    The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 1


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