Bush ran his last competitive race in 1998, an eon ago in political terms.
Lunch, lunsh, n. a slight repast between breakfast and dinner—also Lunch′eon.
Every hour of Earth is an eon and her day has yet many hours.
After what seemed an eon it struck the edge of the subway kiosk, bounced like a rag doll and sprawled across the pavement.
And in an eon of lying they never have run up against a short-circuit like that.
Action with a purpose is deliberate; it involves a consciously foreseen end and a mental weighing of considerations pro and eon.
Only once in an eon or so is it vouchsafed a writer to write a masterpiece at the age of nine years.
After what seemed an eon of waiting, he ventured another look ahead.
The cases of Tanchelm and eon are no doubt cases of simple religious mania.
Each change was supposed to denote the birth of some angel or celestial being known as an eon.
1640s, from Latin aeon, from Greek aion "age, vital force, a period of existence, lifetime, generation;" in plural, "eternity," from PIE root *aiw- "vital force, life, long life, eternity" (cf. Sanskrit ayu "life," Avestan ayu "age," Latin aevum "space of time, eternity," Gothic aiws "age, eternity," Old Norse ævi "lifetime," German ewig "everlasting," Old English a "ever, always").