Eftsoon
Eftsoon Eft*soon", Eftsoons Eft*soons", adv. [OE. eftsone, eftsones; AS. eft + s[=o]na soon. See {Eft}, and {Soon}.] Again; anew; a second time; at once; speedily. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

And, if he fall from his capel [horse] eftsone. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

The champion stout eftsoons dismounted. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • eftsoon — /eft soohn /, adv. Archaic. soon afterward. [bef. 950; ME eftsone, OE eftsona. See EFT2, SOON] * * * …   Universalium

  • eftsoon — adv. RG. 397 …   Oldest English Words

  • eftsoon — ad.; (also eftsoons) Soon, speedily, presently, soon after, straightway …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • eftsoon — eft·soon …   English syllables

  • eftsoon — eft•soon [[t]ɛftˈsun[/t]] also eft•soons′ adv. archaic soon afterward …   From formal English to slang

  • eftsoon — adverb see eftsoons …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eftsoons — Eftsoon Eft*soon , Eftsoons Eft*soons , adv. [OE. eftsone, eftsones; AS. eft + s[=o]na soon. See {Eft}, and {Soon}.] Again; anew; a second time; at once; speedily. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] And, if he fall from his capel [horse] eftsone. Chaucer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rock — Rock, n. [OE. rocke; akin to D. rok, rokken, G. rocken, OHG. roccho, Dan. rok, Icel. rokkr. Cf. {Rocket} a firework.] A distaff used in spinning; the staff or frame about which flax is arranged, and from which the thread is drawn in spinning.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eftsoons — [eft so͞on′eft so͞onz′] adv. 〚ME eftsone < OE eftsona /span> EFT2 + sona: see SOON〛 1. Archaic a) soon afterward …   Universalium

  • eftsoons — ad. See eftsoon …   New dictionary of synonyms

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