landly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From land +‎ -ly. Cognate with German ländlich (rural).

AdjectiveEdit

landly (comparative landlier or more landly, superlative landliest or most landly)

  1. Of or pertaining to land or the land; terrestrial; rural; rustic.
    • 1832, Railway locomotives and cars: Volume 1:
      [...] and which is successful, we think, in giving an agreeable impression of the landly and hospitable people of whom it treats.
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