Hypertext Webster Gateway: "earthly"

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

Earthly \Earth"ly\, a.
1. Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to
man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual;
carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers;
earthly praise.

This earthly load Of death, called life. --Milton.

Whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly
things. --Phil. iii.

2. Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.

What earthly benefit can be the result? --Pope.

3. Made of earth; earthy. [Obs.] --Holland.

Syn: Gross; material; sordid; mean; base; vile; low;
unsubstantial; temporary; corrupt; groveling.

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

Earthly \Earth"ly\, adv.
In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.

Took counsel from his guiding eyes To make this wisdom
earthly wise. --Emerson.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as
distinguished from heaven; "earthly beings"; "believed
that our earthly life is all that matters"; "earthly
love"; "our earthly home" [ant: {heavenly}]

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