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Vulgarly

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Vúlgarly. adv. [from vulgar.] Commonly; in the ordinary manner; among the common people.

He was, which people much respect
In princes, and which pleases vulgarly,
Of goodly pers'nage, and of sweet aspect.
Daniel.

He, that believes himself uncapable of pardon, goes on without thought of reforming; such an one we call vulgarly a desperate person. Hammond's Practical Catechism.

As it is vulgarly understood, that he cut a passage for his army through these mighty mountains, it may seem incredible. Brown's Vulgar Errours.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204) · Daniel, Samuel (28) · Hammond, Henry (47)

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