anciently

[ eyn-shuh nt-lee ]
/ ˈeɪn ʃənt li /

adverb

in ancient times; of old.

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Origin of anciently

First recorded in 1495–1505; ancient1 + -ly
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anciently
/ (ˈeɪnʃəntlɪ) /

adverb

in ancient times
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