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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Seemly


SEE'MLY, adjective. Becoming; fit; suited to the object, occasion, purpose or character; suitable.

Suspense of judgement and excercise of charity were safer and seemlier for christian men, than the hot pursuit of these controversies. Hooker.

Honor is not seemly for a fool. Proverbs 26:1.

SEE'MLY, adv. In a decent or suitable manner.