anciently

[ eyn-shuh nt-lee ]
/ ˈeɪn ʃənt li /

adverb

in ancient times; of old.

Nearby words

  1. ancient monument,
  2. ancient mystic order rosae crucis,
  3. ancient of days,
  4. ancient regime,
  5. ancient wisdom,
  6. ancientry,
  7. ancile,
  8. ancilia,
  9. ancilla,
  10. ancillary

Origin of anciently

First recorded in 1495–1505; ancient1 + -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for anciently

anciently

/ (ˈeɪnʃəntlɪ) /

adverb

in ancient times
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