fairly (adv.) Old form(s): fairely
fully, completely, entirely
RJ II.iv.45[Mercutio to Romeo] You gave us the counterfeit fairly last night
TC III.i.44[Pandarus to and of all] fair desires, in all fair measure, fairly guide them
Tim I.ii.174[Timon to First Servant, of the arrival of the senators] They are fairly welcome
TNK IV.i.27[Second Friend to all] they that never begged / But they prevailed had their suits fairly granted
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