adverb Archaic.

Origin of alway

before 900; Middle English allwaye, alle wey; Old English ealneweg, equivalent to ealne (accusative singular masculine of eal all) + weg way1; the accusative denoted duration Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for alway

affirmative, always, continually, okay, vote

Examples from the Web for alway

Historical Examples of alway

  • Mistress Tremayne, account you it alway sinful to harbour discontent?

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • “I have been alway bred up in the Court,” Gertrude went on, removing her hood.

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • There are alway piratts in dese seas, and always will be, as long as Grecs are Grecs!

    Picked up at Sea

    J.C. Hutcheson

  • Her daughter was scarce anything to her; it was alway the lad, the lad!

  • In this respect he is never absent—“Lo, I am with you alway.”