anciently

  • 1 Anciently — An cient*ly, adv. 1. In ancient times. [1913 Webster] 2. In an ancient manner. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

    English World dictionary

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

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

    Useful english dictionary

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

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Universalium

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

    English dictionary for students

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 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

  • 11 anciently — an·cient·ly …

    English syllables

  • 12 anciently — an•cient•ly [[t]ˈeɪn ʃənt li[/t]] adv. in ancient times; of old • Etymology: 1495–1505 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 anciently — /ˈeɪnʃəntli/ (say aynshuhntlee), /ˈeɪntʃəntli/ (say aynchuhntlee) adverb in ancient times; of old …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 anciently adv. long ago. — ancillary adj. & n. adj. 1 (of a person, activity, or service) providing essential support to a central service or industry, esp. the medical service. 2 (often foll. by to) subordinate, subservient. n. (pl. ies) 1 an ancillary worker. 2 something …

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  • 15 Chrisom — Anciently, a chrisom was the face cloth, or piece of linen laid over a child s head when he was baptized or christened. The term has come to refer to a child who died within a month after its baptism so called for the chrisom cloth that was used… …

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  • 16 Scribes —    Anciently held various important offices in the public affairs of the nation. The Hebrew word so rendered (sopher) is first used to designate the holder of some military office (Judg. 5:14; A.V., pen of the writer; R.V., the marshal s staff;… …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 17 BALKH —    anciently called Bactria, a district of Afghan Turkestan lying between the Oxus and the Hindu Kush, 250 m. long and 120 m. broad, with a capital of the same name, reduced now to a village; birthplace of Zoroaster …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 18 of old — Anciently, a long while ago, in the olden time, in ancient times, in days of yore, long ago, in days long gone, formerly …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 dan — Anciently the better sort of men in England had this title; so the Spanish Don. The old term of honor for men, as we now say Master or Mister …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 fly for it — Anciently, it was the custom in a criminal trial to inquire after a verdict, Did he fly for it? After the verdict, even if not guilty, forfeiture of goods followed conviction upon such inquiry. Abolished by 7 & 8 Geo. IV, c. 28 …

    Black's law dictionary