comely (adv.) Old form(s): comly
gracefully, fittingly, decorously
LC.65[of the reverend man and the woman] And comely distant sits he by her side
TNK III.v.19[Schoolmaster to all, of the Duke] then do you ... / Break comely out before him
TNK V.ii.46[Gaoler's Daughter to Gaoler, of her horse] He dances very finely, very comely
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