Definition of Stilly

1. Adjective. (poetic) still or calm. "In the stilly night"

Category relationships: Poesy, Poetry, Verse
Similar to: Quiet



Definition of Stilly

1. a. Still; quiet; calm.

2. adv. In a still manner; quietly; silently; softly.

Definition of Stilly

1. Adjective. silent; calm ¹

2. Adverb. While still and calm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stilly

1. still [adj STILLIER, STILLIEST] - See also: still

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stilly

stilliform
stilling
stillings
stillion
stillions
stillman
stillmen
stillness
stillnesses
stillroom
stillrooms
stills
stillstand
stillstands
stillwaterite
stilly (current term)
stilpnomelane
stilpnomelanes
stilpnosiderite
stilpnosiderites
stilt
stilt plover
stiltbird
stiltbirds
stilted
stiltedly
stiltedness
stiltednesses
stilter
stilters

Literary usage of Stilly

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"The words of love then spoken; The eyes that shone, Now dimmed and gone, The cheerful hearts now broken! Thus, in the stilly night. Ere slumber's chain has ..."

2. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"Oft, in the stilly night, Ere Slumber's chain has bound roe, Fond Memory brings the light Of other days around me ; The smiles, the tears, Of boyhood's ..."

3. English Poetry (1170-1892). by John Matthews Manley (1907)
"OFT IN THE stilly NIGHT Oft, in the stilly night, Ere Slumber's chain has bound me, Fond Memory brings the light Of other days around me; The smiles, ..."

4. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by John William Cunliffe, Karl Young (1910)
"4° (1801) THOMAS MOORE (177^1852) OFT IN THE stilly NIGHT Oft, in the stilly night, ... >o Thus, in the stilly night, Ere Slumber's chain has bound me, ..."

5. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young (1910)
"4° (1801) THOMAS MOORE (1779-1852) OFT IN THE stilly NIGHT Oft, in the stilly night, ... Thus, in the stilly night, Ere Slumber's chain has bound me, ..."

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