Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Managing; careful; provident.
  • With or as with the care of a steward; prudently; providently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb rare In a manner, or with the care, of a steward.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Befitting a steward.
  • adjective Managing; careful; provident.
  • adverb With or as with the care of a steward; prudently; providently.

Etymologies

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From steward +‎ -ly.

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