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mid-12c., from much + -ly. Middle English used simply much as an adverb.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for muchly

Historical Examples of muchly

  • These song writers, by the way, air doin' the Mother Bizness rather too muchly.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward

    Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)

  • All this interested me muchly, but the "Catedral Vieja," a grand example of late Romanesque style, interested me more.

    Cathedral Cities of Spain

    William Wiehe Collins

  • Be this as it may, which is a convenient shibbolethian formula, the Baron read this book, and enjoyed it muchly.

  • Mother Purdue, muchly inclined toward obesity and cynicism, was a human interrogation point.

  • And he is still with them; hoping that they may multiply and replenish the earth, and spread Presbyterianism muchly.