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Alas, they are homespuns from the factory, machine-made in uncostly quantities.

They are uncostly, plain, and humble, showing the unostentatious mind of the great man.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from cost + -ly (1). Earlier formation with the same sense were costful (mid-13c.), costious (mid-14c.).

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