eftsoons

[ eft-soonz ]
/ ɛftˈsunz /

adverb Archaic.

soon after.
once again; anew.

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eftsoons
/ (ɛftˈsuːnz) /

adverb archaic

soon afterwards
repeatedly

Word Origin for eftsoons

Old English eft sōna, literally: afterwards soon
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