from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to youth; characteristic of youth; youthful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Young; youthful.
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- adjective archaic
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In contrast, getting aged might present a protagonist with an interesting challenge: how does he beat the villain without his youthly energy and strength?
Yet as he traveled from Bridgeburg to this place, impressive crowds at every station — young and old — men, women and children — all seeking a glimpse of the astonishingly youthly slayer.
In her youthly time till her mariage day, shee delighted in virginitie: from her mariage day during her widow state, she reioysed in chastity: the one she conserued like a hardie Cloelia, the other she kept like a constant Panthea.
No vertuous dede or zelous worke can want due prayse of the honest, though faulting fooles and youthly heades full ofte do chaunt the faultles checke, that Momus mouth did once finde out in Venus slipper.
But what shall be the buckeler of my shame, if not my youthly age, which pricketh me forewarde to loue like a sharpe nedle, the force whereof I haue so ofte repelled, as nowe being vanquished,
The like also some do attempt by deuises and subtile secretes to extrude theyr conceptions, that the swelling of their body might not irrigate and wrinckle their faces, and that their paineful labours and great burdens, do not make them looke olde in their youthly dayes.
Who afterwardes receiued the surname of Prætextatus, to honour and beautifie his name, for his notable wysedome in keeping secretes, and holding his peace, in the time of that youthly age.
He was tall, thin, and elegant, with a mild and benevolent expression of countenance, not unmixed, however, with a little reserve, the ghost of youthly pride.
3.36.10: And, in his youthly brest ther raigns an ouerferuent heat.
2.28.34: Whettyng alwayes my youthly frayle desire