Definition for SUM'MA-RI-LY

SUM'MA-RI-LY, adv. [from summary.]

  1. In a summary manner; briefly; concisely; in a narrow compass or in few words. The Lord's Prayer teaches us summarily the things we are to ask for.
  2. In a short way or method. When the parties proceed summarily, and they choose the ordinary way of proceeding, the cause is made plenary. – Ayliffe.

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