WORDS from the past but still used to day – Dr Dawn Gould

FAIN – gladly, willingly, eager : from Old English, earliest usage 888

Although she was on a diet she stated:”I am fain to eat a very large meal.”

 

PIECEMEAL –  gradually, in stages,   Old English from 1325

The work was carried out piece by piece –piecemeal.

 

SEGUE –  follows

The orchestra smoothly sugued from one movement to the next.