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1In a supplementary or subordinate manner; as an adjunct; additionally; secondarily; incidentally.
Law. = accessarily.
Late 15th century; earliest use found in Apology for Lollard Doctrines. Apparently partly (in early use) from post-classical Latin accessorius accessory + -ly, and partly (in later use) from accessory + -ly. Compare post-classical Latin accessorie as an accessory or adjunct.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.