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erelong

[ air-lawng, -long ]

adverb

  1. before long; soon.


erelong

/ ɛəˈlɒŋ /

adverb

  1. archaic.
    before long; soon


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Word History and Origins

Origin of erelong1

First recorded in 1570–80; ere + long 1
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Example Sentences

Did not even-handed justice erelong commend the poisoned chalice to their own lips?

They will soon find their mistake: the book-sellers will erelong find it in the sale of such works.

But erelong the glorious old instinct for operatic composition returned.

Unripe cucumbers are a modern dish, and will erelong go out of fashion.

In some places it had lost many rods within the last year, and, erelong, the light-house must be moved.

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