Definition of Thusly

1. Adverb. In the way indicated. "Set up the pieces thus"

Exact synonyms: So, Thus



Definition of Thusly

1. Adverb. (nonstandard) thus (in this way). ¹

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Definition of Thusly

1. thus [adv] - See also: thus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thusly

thurl
thurled
thurling
thurls
thurrock
thurse
thurst
thursts
thus
thus and so
thus and sos
thus and such
thus and suches
thus far
thuses
thusly (current term)
thusness
thussock
thussocks
thuswise
thuya
thuyas
thuyin
thuyol
thwack
thwacked
thwacker
thwackers
thwacking
thwacks

Literary usage of Thusly

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"thusly Few words have a worse reputation among the arbiters of correct usage than thusly. ... The Oxford American Dictionary states flatly that “thusly as a ..."

2. Tanglefoot: An (almost) True Story of Civil Wars and Cities by Richard Miller (2005)
"Swiftly, she stitched some lace onto her bonnet, set the bonnet on her head, adjusted it, and thusly, abruptly, she crossed back into the ranks of the ..."

3. The Jonny-cake Papers of "Shepherd Tom": Together with Reminiscences of by Thomas Robinson Hazard, Rowland Gibson Hazard (1915)
"... and yet this might be maintained thusly:—but I must defer the thusly to my eighth and next Rhode Island jonny-cake paper, as well as the why and the ..."

4. Life and Religion of the Hindoos: With a Sketch of My Life and Experience by Joguth Chunder Gangooly (1860)
"Each widow is required to cook her own food, and to abstain entirely from food and drink two days, aka-thusly, in every month. There are other fasting days ..."

5. Life and Religion of the Hindoos: With a Sketch of My Life and Experience by Joguth Chunder Gangooly, George Edward Ellis (1860)
"Each widow is required to cook her own food, and to abstain entirely from food and drink two days, aka-thusly, in every month. There are other fasting days ..."

6. Beginnings of Rhetoric and Composition: Including Practical Exercises in English by Adams Sherman Hill (1902)
"We reason thusly. In each of the sentences under II, the fault consists in the ... thusly figures in the language of the ignorant as well as in that of ..."

7. Beginnings of Rhetoric and Composition: Including Practical Exercises in English by Adams Sherman Hill (1902)
"We reason thusly. In each of the sentences under II, the fault consists in e ... thusly figures in the lan- Uige of the ignorant as well as in that of ..."

8. Criminal Types by Vincent Myron Masten (1922)
"thusly we should hold off the habitual from the occasional offender, ... And thusly we should have prisons of last resort manned, as they should be, ..."

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