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eftsoons

[ eft-soonz ]
/ ɛftˈsunz /
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adverb Archaic.
soon after.
once again; anew.
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Origin of eftsoons

First recorded before 1000; eft2 + soon + -s1

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British Dictionary definitions for eftsoons

eftsoons
/ (ɛftˈsuːnz) /

adverb archaic
soon afterwards
repeatedly

Word Origin for eftsoons

Old English eft sōna, literally: afterwards soon
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