Definition of Anciently

1. Adverb. In ancient times; long ago. "A concern with what may have happened anciently"

Partainyms: Ancient



Definition of Anciently

1. adv. In ancient times.

Definition of Anciently

1. Adverb. In the manner of very long ago. As the ancients did. ¹

2. Adverb. Done long ago. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anciently

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anciently

ancien regime
anciency
anciens régimes
ancient
ancient Greeks
ancient astronaut
ancient document
ancient documents
ancient history
ancient lands
ancient pine
ancient pyramid
ancient pyramids
ancienter
ancientest
anciently (current term)
ancientness
ancientnesses
ancientries
ancientry
ancients
ancienty
ancile
anciles
ancilia
ancilla
ancillae
ancillaries
ancillary
ancillas

Literary usage of Anciently

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Alliance of Divine Offices by Hamon L'Estrange (1846)
"(Q) Easter Monday and Easter Tuesday very anciently observed. ... Paul and Peter, one entire festival, and anciently, and of late years. ..."

2. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"[anciently and Now.] [i. Д Fine may be levied in tyre. II H. 4. 68. b. 16 E. 3. 19 Weft. f. 16. Л E. 3. ... anciently a fine might be levied before the ..."

3. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1889)
"... their Differences and Origin— Principles of Selection, anciently followed, their Effects— Methodical and Unconscious Selection—Unknown Origin of our ..."

4. The Rights and Liabilities of Husband and Wife by John Fraser Macqueen (1905)
"Hence, all attempts to separate husband and wife J^^f were anciently censured as contra bonos mores. Again, the voluntary parting of married persons by ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1793)
"... anciently ufed, and tie method of embalming ... However, that they were, anciently made ufe of in Egypt, all agree ; and antique coffins of ..."

6. The law of mines, quarries and minerals by Robert Forster MacSwinney (1884)
"The land of any private person, which has been anciently bounded, may, if it is vacant, be entered upon by any tinner, and bounded by him.1 Such tinner must ..."

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