What does belike mean?

belike meaning in General Dictionary

it's likely or most likely maybe

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  • with substantial certainty; without much doubt
  • chances are or probably; maybe.

belike meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) It's likely or most likely; maybe.

Sentence Examples with the word belike

A veritable witness have you hitherto been, Ishmael; but have a care how you seize the privilege of Jonah alone; the privilege of discoursing upon the joists and beams; the rafters, ridge-pole, sleepers, and under-pinnings, making up the frame-work of leviathan; and belike of the tallow-vats, dairy-rooms, butteries, and cheeseries in his bowels.

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