Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from c1429 (first cited in Mirour of Mans Saluacioune).
  • This is one of the earliest 13% of entries recorded in OED.
  • OED includes about 3700 entries first evidenced in the decade 1420—1429 (words such as picture, sport, union).

Timeline of entries in the OED

(Based on the first date of each entry. The date of this entry is indicated by the black line.)
10002000

Origin

  • literal
  • -ly

Entry size

  • 7 senses (7 main senses, 0 subentry senses).
  • 47 quotations.

Timeline of quotation evidence

8
  • 1000
  • 1100
  • 1200
  • 1300
  • 1400
  • 1500
  • 1600
  • 1700
  • 1800
  • 1900
  • 2000

Links from this entry

3 entries