Hypertext Webster Gateway: "closely"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Closely \Close"ly\, adv.
1. In a close manner.

2. Secretly; privately. [Obs.]

That nought she did but wayle, and often steepe Her
dainty couch with tears which closely she did weepe.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv 1: in a close relation or position in time or space; "the
onsets were closely timed"; "houses set closely
together"; "was closely involved in monitoring daily
2: in a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately
connected"; "the person most nearly concerned" [syn: {intimately},
3: in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard"
[syn: {close}, {tight}]

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