erelong
adverb Date: 1553 archaic before long, soon

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  • Erelong — Ere long (?; 115), adv. Before the ?apse of a long time; soon; usually separated, ere long. [1913 Webster] A man, . . . following the stag, erelong slew him. Spenser. [1913 Webster] The world, erelong, a world of tears must weep. Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • erelong — [er΄lôŋ′] adv. Archaic before long; soon …   English World dictionary

  • erelong — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adverb : before long : soon a man … following the stag erelong slew him Edmund Spenser …   Useful english dictionary

  • erelong — /air lawng , long /, adv. before long; soon. [1570 80; ERE + LONG1] * * * …   Universalium

  • erelong — adverb /ɛəˈlɒŋ,ɛːˈlɒŋ/ Before long, soon …   Wiktionary

  • erelong — before long; soon Forthright s Forsoothery …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • erelong — adv. before long …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erelong — ad. Soon, before long …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • erelong — ere•long [[t]ɛərˈlɔŋ, ˈlɒŋ[/t]] adv. before long; soon • Etymology: 1570–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • erelong — /ɛəˈlɒŋ/ (say air long) adverb Archaic before long; soon …   Australian English dictionary

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