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alway

[awl-wey] /ˈɔl weɪ/
adverb, Archaic.
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Origin of alway
900
before 900; Middle English allwaye, alle wey; Old English ealneweg, equivalent to ealne (accusative singular masculine of eal all) + weg way1; the accusative denoted duration
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  • This doctrine of abduction, please your worship, hath been alway inculcated by the soundest of our judges.

  • There are alway piratts in dese seas, and always will be, as long as Grecs are Grecs!

    Picked up at Sea J.C. Hutcheson
  • The promise he gave his disciples the night before his death has been my mainstay: "Lo, I am with you alway!"

    The Centurion's Story David James Burrell
  • Her daughter was scarce anything to her; it was alway the lad, the lad!

    The White Lady of Hazelwood Emily Sarah Holt
  • Whosomever hath the shall never be vanquysshed; alway shall he have good fortune!

    Historical Parallels, vol 2 of 3) Arthur Thomas Malkin
  • In this respect he is never absent—“Lo, I am with you alway.”

    The Parables of Our Lord William Arnot
  • Surely,” said I; “that alway holdeth good with a mother, that the barne which most needeth care is the dearest.

    In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt
  • Tis not alway when we think Israel at the lowest that Othniel is raised up to judge us.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • “I alway told thee thou shouldst come to wrack,” added his aunt.

    Clare Avery Emily Sarah Holt
  • But,” said I, “speak they alway the most truth in the Court?

    Joyce Morrell's Harvest Emily Sarah Holt

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