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Youngly

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You'ngly. adv. [from young.]

  1. Early in life.

                  Say we read lectures to you,
    How youngly he began to serve his country,
    How long continu'd, and what stock he springs of.
    Shakesp.

  2. Ignorantly; weakly.

Sources: Shakespeare's Coriolanus (80)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Youngly." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 20, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=12486.


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