What does the word deadly mean?

Usage examples for deadly

  1. His courage and ability had never been put to the test; he had fallen like a first year's bird hit by a deadly shot. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. France and England, and that meant their colonies, too, would soon be locked fast in deadly combat, and the Hodenosaunee, who were the third power, must look with all their eyes and think with all their strength. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  3. Before he recovered himself, the elephant, with its guide, had disappeared, and also the deadly- struck maiden lay no longer in his arms. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  4. I am deadly desperately tired! – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  5. It is one thing to face a deadly fever like this Plague if it comes on board your own ship, for there is no getting out of it; and as you have got to face it, why, says I, do it as a man; but as for going out of your way to put yourself in the middle of it, that is going a bit beyond me. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty

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