One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1In a sparing or economical manner; frugally. In later use also: cheaply. Now rare.
2Theology. In a way that brings about or ensures salvation.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Udall (1504–1556), schoolmaster and playwright. From saving + -ly.
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