One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Electricity. With ‘resinous’ electricity; negatively. Now historical.
2With an impregnation or smell of resin; in a way suggestive of resin.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in George Adams (1750–1795). From resinous + -ly.
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