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(obsolete) Joyous; winsome; pleasant; gracious; goodly.
(chiefly dialectal) Quietly.
From Middle English winly, winnelich, from Old English wynlīċ (“joyous”), from Proto-Germanic *wunilīkaz (“joyous”), from *wunjō (“joy, delight, desire”), from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, *wenǝ- (“to wish, love”) + Proto-Germanic *-līkaz (“-ly, -like”). More at winne, winsome.
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