from The Century Dictionary.
- Poisonous; attery.
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- adjective obsolete
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From Middle English atterlich, from Old English ātorlīċ ("poisonous"), equivalent to atter + -ly. Compare Dutch etterlijk.
The PROs and the radio industry has had many years to develop and iron out a filter so as not to infringe songs and have atterly failed.