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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Manly \Man"ly\, a. [Compar. Manlier; superl. Manliest.] [Man + -ly. Cf. Manlike.] Having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble. [1913 Webster] Let's briefly put on manly readiness. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Serene and manly, hardened to sustain The load of life. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: Bold; daring; brave; courageous; firm; undaunted; hardy; dignified; stately. [1913 Webster]