Old English wærlice, corresponding to ware + -ly.
warely (comparative more warely, superlative most warely)
- (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 […]