mainly (adv.) Old form(s): mainely
greatly, very much, mightily
1H4 II.iv.195[Falstaff to all, of the robbers] These four came all afront, and mainly thrust at me
Ham IV.vii.9.1[Laertes to Claudius] You mainly were stirred up
TC IV.iv.84[Troilus to Cressida] I do not call your faith in question / So mainly as my merit
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