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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clean·ly /ˈklɛnli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clean·ly adv.
 1. In a clean manner; neatly.
    He was very cleanly dressed.   --Dickens.
 2. Innocently; without stain.
 3. Adroitly; dexterously.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clean·ly a. [Compar. Cleanlier superl. Cleanliest.]
 1. Habitually clean; pure; innocent. Cleanly joys.”
    Some plain but cleanly country maid.   --Dryden.
    Displays her cleanly platter on the board.   --Goldsmith.
 2. Cleansing; fitted to remove moisture; dirt, etc. [Obs.] “With cleanly powder dry their hair.”
 3. Adroit; skillful; dexterous; artful. [Obs.]
    Through his fine handling and his cleanly play.   --Spenser.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : habitually clean; "cleanly in their persons and habitations"
      adv 1: in an adroit manner; "he bounced it cleanly off the wall"
             [syn: flawlessly]
      2: without distortion; "she played the piano accompaniment
      [also: cleanliest, cleanlier]