lacily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lacy +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

lacily (comparative more lacily, superlative most lacily)

  1. In a lacy manner.
    • 1893, Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Handbook of English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield, Lincoln, Ely, Wells, Winchester, Gloucester, York, London:
      [] all are so daintily, lacily minute that they seem to have been woven by spiders, not carved by men; and yet all, like the leafy designs in relief which surround them, are cut with the freest, most spirited touch.