A touch upon his arm made Hugh look suddenly round, and he found himself face to face with his quondam comrade Gilbert Barbeck.
At the peace Washington demanded the return of these quondam slaves.
The young lady, who had meanwhile married, brought an action for slander against her quondam friend.
Do you not recognize my quondam tutor and the once dauntless Meg?
The contrast is instructive, and places Spain on a far higher plane as a colonizer than her quondam rival.
It appeared that he had been highly popular among his quondam guests.
An altercation ensued, which ended in his knocking p. 61down his quondam acquaintance, and in his being collared by the police.
Friends there were in many, and quondam lovers by the score.
He too had suspected that his quondam friend had been insincere, and that everything was not as it should be.
Would you be content that your quondam poor should be no better off than the rich?
"one-time, former," 1580s, from earlier use as an adverb ("formerly") and a noun ("former holder" of some office or position), both 1530s, from Latin quondam (adv.) "formerly, at some time, at one time; once in a while," from quom, cum "when, as" (see who) + demonstrative ending -dam.