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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English streightly, streightli, streiȝtli, equivalent to straight +‎ -ly.

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straightly (comparative more straightly, superlative most straightly)

  1. In a straight manner; without curve or bend.
  2. Without deviation; directly.
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy:
      I was directing my course towards it, as straightly and as speedily as the windings of a very indifferent road would permit []

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