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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Poorly \Poor"ly\, adv. 1. In a poor manner or condition; without plenty, or sufficiency, or suitable provision for comfort; as, to live poorly. [1913 Webster] 2. With little or no success; indifferently; with little profit or advantage; as, to do poorly in business. [1913 Webster] 3. Meanly; without spirit. [1913 Webster] Nor is their courage or their wealth so low, That from his wars they poorly would retire. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. Without skill or merit; as, he performs poorly. [1913 Webster] Poorly off, not well off; not rich. [1913 Webster]