goodlier


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Goodly \Good"ly\, a. [Compar. Goodlier; superl. Goodliest.]
   [OE. godlich, AS. g[=o]dlic. See Good, and Like.]
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   1. Pleasant; agreeable; desirable.
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            We have many goodly days to see.      --Shak.
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   2. Of pleasing appearance or character; comely; graceful; as,
      a goodly person; goodly raiment, houses.
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            The goodliest man of men since born.  --Milton.
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   3. Large; considerable; portly; as, a goodly number.
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            Goodly and great he sails behind his link. --Dryden.
      Goodlyhead
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