adverb al·way \ˈȯl-(ˌ)wā\

Definition of alway


  1. :  always

Origin and Etymology of alway

Middle English alwey, alneway, from Old English ealne weg, literally, all the way, from ealne (accusative of eall all) + weg (accusative) way — more at way

First Known Use: 14th century

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