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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shapely \Shape"ly\, a. [Compar. Shapelier; superl. Shapeliest.] 1. Well-formed; having a regular shape; comely; symmetrical. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster] Waste sandy valleys, once perplexed with thorn, The spiry fir and shapely box adorn. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Where the shapely column stood. --Couper. [1913 Webster] 2. Fit; suitable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Shaply for to be an alderman. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]