Anciently \An"cient*ly\, adv.
1. In ancient times.
2. In an ancient manner. [R.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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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 — anÂ·cientÂ·ly || eÉªnÊƒÉ™ntlÉª 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