æqually

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

æqual +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

æqually (comparative more æqually, superlative most æqually)

  1. Obsolete spelling of equally.
    • 1572–1637, Ben Jonson; his text quoted and discussed in:
    • 1954, Charles Harold Herford (editor), Percy Simpson (editor), Evelyn Mary Spearing Simpson (editor), Ben Jonson, page 273 (Clarendon Press):
      The classical spellings not preserved in the printed text are — ‘æquall’ (dedication, l. 10 and l. 616), ‘æqually’ (l. 576), ‘æquality’ (l. 578), ‘præscrib’d’ (l. 38), ‘fruicts’ (l. 144) and ‘fruictfully’ []