smally

adverb
smal·​ly | \ ˈsmȯlē \

Definition of smally

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : minutely, scantily
2 obsolete : in a small quantity, degree, or manner also : not numerously or largely
3 : on a small scale : delicately, finely, slenderly smally built

smally

adjective
\ ˈsmȯlē, ˈsmälē, -li \

Definition of smally (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly dialectal
: rather small

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History and Etymology for smally

Adverb

Middle English, from smal small + -ly

Adjective

small entry 1 + -y

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“Smally.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smally. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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