Lowlily Low"li*ly, adv. In a lowly place or manner; humbly. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster]

Thinking lowlily of himself and highly of those better than himself. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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