[ eft-soonz ]
/ ɛftˈsunz /
once again; anew.
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Example sentences from the Web for eftsoons
They rested two days, and then eftsoons proceeded on their voyage.
Wherefore I do eftsoons intreat and require you to forbear to intermeddle any further.History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete|John Lothrop Motley
Eftsoons they vanish and I am again alone, alone—what pathos in the word!Notes of a Son and Brother|Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for eftsoons
/ (ɛftˈsuːnz) /
Word Origin for eftsoons
Old English eft sōna, literally: afterwards soon
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