quaintly (adv.) Old form(s): queintly
elaborately, artistically, with skill
3H6 II.v.24[King alone] it were a happy life ... / To carve out dials quaintly, point by point
MV II.iv.6[Solanio to all, of torchbearers] 'Tis vile, unless it may be quaintly ordered
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