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kindly adj. (AYL. II. iii. 53* (a) natural, proper, (b) agreeable, pleasant; 2H4 IV. v. 82 k.* tears (a) natural, not forced, (b) naturally shed for a father; cf. sense 2)
1. innate, inherent Tim. II. ii. 227 “ warmth.”
2. natural (as belonging to a father) Ado IV. i. 75 “fatherly and kindly power.”
3. appropriate, fitting 1H6 III. i. 131.
4. benign Ant. II. v. 78* “kindly creatures.”
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