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hooly

adverb hoo·ly \ˈhœ̅li\

Definition of hooly

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  in a slow, careful, or gentle manner

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Origin and Etymology of hooly

Middle English holy, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hōfliga fairly, with moderation, from hōfligr moderate, from hōf moderation, proportion + -ligr -ly; akin to Old Norse hefja to lift


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hooly

adjective hoo·ly \"\

Definition of hooly

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  slow careful

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Origin and Etymology of hooly

Middle English (Scots dialect) huly, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hōfligr moderate


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