Definitions of saintly

  1. Like a saint; holy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  2. Like a saint; becoming a saint. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for saintly

  1. He waited until we had all followed and formed a semicircle around him, then he pointed to the pavement,- 'Which now, ' he said, solemnly, 'you have come to the shrine of the saintly Thomas. – A Canterbury Pilgrimage by Joseph Pennell and Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  2. The sickness of our saintly king, for whom My prayers go up as fast as my tears fall, I well believe, hath mainly drawn itself From lack of Tostig- thou hast banish'd him. – Queen Mary and Harold by Alfred Lord Tennyson