What does always mean?
The definition of always
Al”ways, adv.
Etym: [All + way. The s is an adverbial (orig. a genitive) ending.]

1 At all times; ever; perpetually; throughout all time; continually; as, God is always the same. Even in Heaven his [Mammon’s] looks and thoughts. Milton.
2 Constancy during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals; invariably; uniformly; — opposed to sometimes or occasionally. He always rides a black galloway. Bulwer.