erelong

[air-lawng, -long]
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adverb

before long; soon.

Nearby words

  1. erectly,
  2. erector,
  3. erector muscle of hair,
  4. erector muscle of spine,
  5. erector set,
  6. eremite,
  7. eremitic,
  8. eremophilous,
  9. eremophyte,
  10. eremurus

Origin of erelong

First recorded in 1570–80; ere + long1

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erelong

adverb

archaic, or poetic before long; soon
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