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Webster 1913 Edition


Towardly

To′ward-ly

,
Adj.
Same as
Toward
,
Adj.
, 2.
He’s
towardly
and will come on apace.
Dryden.

Webster 1828 Edition


Towardly

TO'WARDLY

,
Adj.
Ready to do or learn; apt; docile; tractable; compliant with duty.

Definition 2022


towardly

towardly

English

Adjective

towardly (comparative more towardly, superlative most towardly)

  1. Promising, propitious.
    • 1644, John Milton, Aeropagitica:
      What wants there to such a towardly and pregnant soile, but wise and faithfull labourers, to make a knowing people, a Nation of Prophets, of Sages, and of Worthies.

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