lately (adv.) 1
recently, of late
2H4 Epilogue.8 [Epilogue] I was lately here in the end of a displeasing play
AW I.i.28 [Lafew to Countess, of de Narbon] The King very lately spoke of him admiringly
AW I.iii.213 [Countess to Helena] Had you not lately an intent ... / To go to Paris?
AYL II.ii.14 [Second Lord to Duke Frederick] the wrestler / That did but lately foil the sinewy Charles
KL III.iv.161 [Gloucester to disguised Kent, of Edgar] he sought my life / But lately
Tem II.ii.35 [Trinculo to himself, of Caliban] This is no fish, but an islander that hath lately suffered by a thunderbolt
Tit II.iii.248 [Saturninus to Martius and Quintus] who art thou that lately didst descend / Into this gaping hollow
TN V.i.150 [Olivia to Priest] lately we intended / To keep in darkness what occasion now / Reveals before 'tis ripe