Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Hap"pi*ly (?), adv. [From Happy.]
1. By chance; peradventure; haply. [Obs.]
2. By good fortune; fortunately; luckily.
Preferred by conquest, happily o'erthrown.
3. In a happy manner or state; in happy circumstances; as, he lived happily with his wife.
4. With address or dexterity; gracefully; felicitously; in a manner to success; with success.
Formed by thy converse, happily to steer
From grave to gay, from lively to severe.
Syn. -- Fortunately; luckily; successfully; prosperously; contentedly; dexterously; felicitously.