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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stately \State"ly\, a. [Compar. Statelier (st[=a]t"l[i^]*[~e]r); superl. Stateliest.] Evincing state or dignity; lofty; majestic; grand; as, stately manners; a stately gait. "The stately homes of England!" --Mrs. Hemans. "Filled with stately temples." --Prescott. [1913 Webster] Here is a silly stately style indeed! --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Lofty; dignified; majestic; grand; august; magnificent. [1913 Webster]