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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LUBBERLY

His youth was like that of the lubberly younger sons in the fairy stories.

“I was just thinking what a big, lubberly fool you are,” replied Raikes, boldly.

But where was I when we left off to run away, in such a lubberly manner, from the storm?

Why, you contemptible, lubberly young rascal, what do you mean?

It is a welcome success and does away with the lubberly old tables.

Now you lubberly sons of swabs have got me on a lee-shore with all anchors draggin!

Because a lubberly—no, he's a thorough seaman, I'll say that for the fellow!

The Fox was as quick as a cat, and Heavy was lubberly in her movements.

She was his pet; why give her up to be sailed by a lubberly Frenchman?

A child, no doubt,” he thought as he plunged in pursuit, “and that lubberly brute will scare it half to death!

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from lubber (n.) + -ly (1).

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