Presently


Presently
Presently Pres"ent*ly, adv. 1. At present; at this time; now. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The towns and forts you presently have. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. At once; without delay; forthwith; also, less definitely, soon; shortly; before long; after a little while; by and by. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

And presently the fig tree withered away. --Matt. xxi. 19. [1913 Webster]

3. With actual presence; actually . [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

His precious body and blood presently three. --Bp. Gardiner. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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