warely

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English wærlice, corresponding to ware +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

warely (comparative more warely, superlative most warely)

  1. (obsolete) Watchfully; with caution.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Mark XIV:
      He that betrayed hym, gave them a generall token, sayinge: whosoever I do kisse, he it is, take hym, and leade hym awaye warely.
    • 1590, Edmund Spendser, The Faerie Queene, I.x:
      Arriued there, the dore they find fast lockt; / For it was warely watched night and day [...].

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