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- adj. Pertaining to something or someone else; different.
- adj. Pertaining or directed toward others; otherish.
- adv. Otherwise; differently.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
From other + -ly. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English otherliche, from Old English ōþerlīċe ("otherwise, differently"), equivalent to other + -ly. Cognate with Old Saxon ōþarlīk, Old High German andarlīh, Icelandic annarligur, Gothic (anþarleiko, "otherwise"). (Wiktionary)