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Portly, 1) good-looking, of a stately appearance, imposing: “my p. belly,” Wiv. I, 3, 69. “with p. sail,” Merch. I, 1, 9. “that same greatness which our own hands have holp to make so p.” H4A I, 3, 13. “a goodly p. man, and a corpulent,” II, 4, 464. “his large and p. size,” Troil. IV, 5, 162. “a p. sail of ships,” Per. I, 4, 61.
2) of a good deportment, well-behaved, well-bred: “he bears him like a p. gentleman,” Rom. I, 5, 68.
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