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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ghostly  \Ghost"ly\,  a.  [OE.  gastlich  gostlich  AS  g[=a]stlic. 
  See  {Ghost}.] 
  1.  Relating  to  the  soul;  not  carnal  or  secular;  spiritual; 
  as  a  ghostly  confessor. 
 
  Save  and  defend  us  from  our  ghostly  enemies.  --Book 
  of  Common 
  Prayer  [Ch.  of 
  Eng.  ] 
 
  One  of  the  gostly  children  of  St  Jerome.  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  apparitions.  --Akenside. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ghostly  \Ghost"ly\,  adv 
  Spiritually;  mystically.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ghostly 
  adj  :  like  or  being  a  phantom;  "a  ghostly  face  at  the  window";  "a 
  phantasmal  presence  in  the  room";  "spectral 
  emanations";  "spiritual  tappings  at  a  seance"  [syn:  {apparitional}, 
  {ghostlike},  {phantasmal},  {spectral},  {spiritual}] 




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