erelong

[ air-lawng, -long ]
/ ɛərˈlɔŋ, -ˈlɒŋ /

adverb

before long; soon.

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earnest

Origin of erelong

First recorded in 1570–80; ere + long1
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British Dictionary definitions for erelong

erelong
/ (ɛəˈlɒŋ) /

adverb

archaic, or poetic before long; soon
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