One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In the manner of a subject; obediently, submissively. Now rare.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Acts of the Privy Council. From subject + -ly<br>late 15th century (in an earlier sense). Probably partly from subject + -ly, and partly from subject and -ly.
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