eftsoons


adverb Archaic.

  1. soon after.
  2. once again; anew.

adverb archaic

  1. soon afterwards
  2. repeatedly
adv.

obsolete or archaic way of saying “soon afterward,” from Old English eftsona “a second time, repeatedly, soon after, again,” from eft “afterward, again, a second time” (from Proto-Germanic *aftiz, from PIE root *apo- “off, away;” see apo-) + sona “immediately” (see soon). Not in living use since 17c.

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