American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Lowly

LOWLY, a. [low and like.]

1. Having a low esteem of one’s own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.

Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and lovly in heart. Mat 11.

He scorneth the scorners; but he giveth grace to the lowly. Prov 3.

2. Mean; low; wanting dignity or rank.

One common right the great and lowly claim.

3. Not lofty or sublime; humble.

these rural poems, and their lowly strain.

4. Not high; not elevated in place.

LOWLY, adv.

1. Humbly; meekly; modestly.

Belowly wise.

2. Meanly; in a low condition; without grandeur or dignity.

I will show myself highly fed and lowly taught.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Lowly," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 21, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRHAFM2JZ8VFRCQ.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Lowly." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 21 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRHAFM2JZ8VFRCQ.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Lowly' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 21 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CRHAFM2JZ8VFRCQ.