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1. Literally, to delay to linger to wait. Hence.
2. To trifle to lose time in idleness and trifles to amuse one's self with idle play.

It is madness to dally any longer. Calamy.

3. To toy and wanton, as man and woman to interchange caresses to fondle.
4. To sport to play.

She dallies with the wind. Shak.

DAL'LY, To delay to defer to put off to amuse till a proper opportunity as, to dally off the time.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Dally'. King James Dictionary.

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