Erewhiles
Erewhile Ere`while", Erewhiles Ere`whiles", adv. Some time ago; a little while before; heretofore. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

I am as fair now as I was erewhile. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • erewhiles — adverb see erewhile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • erewhiles — adverb see erewhile …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erewhile — Ere while , Erewhiles Ere whiles , adv. Some time ago; a little while before; heretofore. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] I am as fair now as I was erewhile. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erewhile — also erewhiles adverb Date: 13th century archaic a while before ; formerly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • erewhile — [er΄hwīlz′er΄hwīl′] adv. [ME er whil] Archaic a short while before; a short time ago: also erewhiles [er΄hwīlz′] …   English World dictionary

  • erewhile — adverb also erewhiles (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ Etymology: Middle English erwhile, from er ere (preposition) + while archaic : some time ago : a little while before …   Useful english dictionary

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