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Webster 1913 Edition


Thinly

Thin′ly

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Adj.
In a thin manner; in a loose, scattered manner; scantily; not thickly;
as, ground
thinly
planted with trees; a country
thinly
inhabited.

Webster 1828 Edition


Thinly

THIN'LY

,
adv.
[from thin.] In a loose scattered manner; not thickly; as ground thinly planted with trees; a country thinly inhabited.

Definition 2022


thinly

thinly

English

Adverb

thinly (comparative more thinly, superlative most thinly)

  1. In a thin, loose, or scattered manner; scantily; not thickly.

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References

  • thinly in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • thinly in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913