e'en

[ een ]
/ in /

adverb Chiefly Literary.


Nearby words

  1. e hoa,
  2. e layer,
  3. e number,
  4. e pluribus unum,
  5. e region,
  6. e'er,
  7. e, e,
  8. e-,
  9. e-address,
  10. e-boat

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British Dictionary definitions for e'en

e'en

/ (iːn) /

adverb, noun poetic, or archaic

a contraction of even 2, evening
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Word Origin and History for e'en

e'en

variant spelling of even, now archaic or poetic.

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