Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Poisonous; attery.

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  • adjective obsolete Poisonous; attery

Etymologies

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From Middle English atterlich, from Old English ātorlīċ ("poisonous"), equivalent to atter +‎ -ly. Compare Dutch etterlijk.

Examples

  • 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.

    Geist on Kazaa ruling

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