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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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NIGHTLY, adjective

1. Done by night; happening in the night, or appearing in the night; as nightly sports; nightly dews.

2. Done every night. The watch goes his nightly round.

NIGHTLY, adverb

1. By night.

Thee, Sion, and the flowery brooks beneath, nightly I visit.

2. Every night.