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alway

[ awl-wey ]
/ ˈɔl weɪ /
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adverb Archaic.
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Origin of alway

before 900; Middle English allwaye, alle wey;Old English ealneweg, equivalent to ealne (accusative singular masculine of ealall) + wegway1; the accusative denoted duration

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