summerly

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English somerli, somerlich, from Old English sumorlīc, sumorlīċ ‎(summerly), equivalent to summer +‎ -ly. Compare German sommerlich ‎(summerly), Danish sommerlig ‎(summerly), Swedish sommarlik ‎(summerly).

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summerly ‎(comparative more summerly, superlative most summerly)

  1. Characteristic of summer; summer-like; warm and sunny.
    • 1867, Frederick Metcalfe, The Oxonian in Iceland (page 202)
      "A summerly day for you," said my host; "You ought to be here in winter. It is impossible then to get out of the doors for the snow and wind. Ugh! dreadful weather!"

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