Webster 1913 Edition
By chance; peradventure; haply.
By good fortune; fortunately; luckily.
Preferred by conquest,
In a happy manner or state; in happy circumstances;
as, he lived.
happilywith his wife
With address or dexterity; gracefully; felicitously; in a manner to insure success; with success.
Syn. – Fortunately; luckily; successfully; prosperously; contentedly; dexterously; felicitously.
Webster 1828 Edition
Preferr'd by conquest, happily o'erthrown.
1.In a happy state; in a state of felicity.
He lived happily with his consort.
2.With address or dexterity; gracefully; in a manner to ensure success.
Formed by thy converse, happily to steer
From grave to gay, from lively to severe.
3.By chance. [See Haply.]