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Featly \Feat"ly\, adv. [From Feat, a.] Neatly; dexterously; nimbly. [Archaic]

Foot featly here and there.


a. 1 skilful. 2 graceful or elegant. adv. 1 properly; suitably. 2 With skill or talent; cleverly, skilfully. 3 gracefully or elegantly.

Usage examples of "featly".

Thou hast most featly put to flight yon gang of scroyles and saved thy possessions.

Charens became a leader of the poor, demanding reforms: such as compelling the rich to pay taxes, which irksome duty they had thitherto managed most featly to shirk.