alway
adverb Etymology: Middle English alwey, alneway, from Old English ealne weg, literally, all the way, from ealne (accusative of eall all) + weg (accusative) way — more at way Date: 14th century archaic always

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  • alway — [ôl′wā] adv. Archaic always …   English World dictionary

  • Alway — This interesting surname has two possible origins. Firstly, it may derive from the Old English pre 7th Century personal name Aedelwig, a compound of the elements oedel meaning noble plus wig a battle. The given names Ailwi and Aluui appear in the …   Surnames reference

  • alway — /awl way/, adv. Archaic. always. [bef. 900; ME allwaye, alle wey; OE ealneweg, equiv. to ealne (acc. sing. masc. of eal ALL) + weg WAY; the acc. denoted duration] * * * …   Universalium

  • alway — adverb /ˈɔːlweɪ/ a) All along; for all time, perpetually. And lo I am with you allwaye even untyll the ende off the worlde. b) Every time, at every opportunity, always …   Wiktionary

  • alway — adverb archaic form of always …   English new terms dictionary

  • alway — al·way …   English syllables

  • alway — /ˈɔlweɪ/ (say awlway) adverb Archaic always. {Middle English; Old English ealneweg all the way, also ealne weg all the time} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ALWAY — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alway, Newport — Infobox Newport electoral ward Ward = Alway Population = 8,492 (2001 census) GridReference = ST339881 Constituency = Newport East PostCode = NP19 8,9 DiallingCode = +44 1633 Maindee exchange Alway is an electoral district (ward) and coterminous… …   Wikipedia

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