Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Only; merely; singly.
  • Exclusive; sole; only.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb obsolete Only; merely; singly.
  • adjective obsolete Exclusive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Exclusive; sole; only.
  • adverb Only; merely; singly.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English aloonly, alonly, al only, equivalent to alone +‎ -ly, or more strictly, all- +‎ one +‎ -ly.

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