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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Homely \Home"ly\, a. [Compar. Homelier; superl. Homeliest.] [From Home, n.] 1. Belonging to, or having the characteristics of, home; domestic; familiar; intimate. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] With all these men I was right homely, and communed with, them long and oft. --Foxe. [1913 Webster] Their homely joys, and destiny obscure. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 2. Plain; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished; as, a homely garment; a homely house; homely fare; homely manners. [1913 Webster] Now Strephon daily entertains His Chloe in the homeliest strains. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. Of plain or coarse features; uncomely; ugly; -- usually used of people, especially women; -- contrary to handsome. [1913 Webster] None so homely but loves a looking-glass. --South. [1913 Webster]