cheerly (adv.) Old form(s): chearely , chearly , Cheerely
[cry of encouragement] heartily, with a will
1H4 V.iv.43[Prince Hal to King Henry] Cheerly, my lord, how fares your grace?
RJ I.v.15[Fourth Servingman to all Servingmen] Cheerly, boys!
RJ I.v.88[Capulet to guests] Cheerly, my hearts!
Tem I.i.26[Boatswain to Mariners] Cheerly, good hearts!
Tem I.i.5[Boatswain to Mariners] Cheerly, cheerly, my hearts!
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