Anciently
Anciently \An"cient*ly\, adv. 1. In ancient times. [1913 Webster]

2. In an ancient manner. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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  • anciently — [ān′shəntlē, ān′chəntlē] adv. in ancient times …   English World dictionary

  • anciently — adverb a) In the manner of very long ago. As the ancients did. The anciently written inscriptions in the pyramids can still be read. b) Done long ago …   Wiktionary

  • anciently — ancient ► ADJECTIVE 1) belonging to or originating in the very distant past. 2) chiefly humorous very old. ► NOUN 1) archaic or humorous an old man. 2) (the ancients) the people of ancient times. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • anciently — adverb in ancient times; long ago (Freq. 1) a concern with what may have happened anciently • Derived from adjective: ↑ancient …   Useful english dictionary

  • anciently — adverb Date: 15th century in ancient times ; long ago …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anciently — /ayn sheuhnt lee/, adv. in ancient times; of old. [1495 1505; ANCIENT1 + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • anciently — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. long ago, of old, in ancient times, in days of yore, since Adam* …   English dictionary for students

  • anciently — an·cient·ly || eɪnʃəntlɪ adv. in an ancient form, in antiquated form …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anciently — ad. Formerly, of old, in the olden time, in ancient times, in days of yore, long ago, a long while ago, in days long gone …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • anciently — an·cient·ly …   English syllables

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