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A while before; some time ago.‘my eyes, erewhile fixed on the arch, were now attracted to the semicircle of chairs’
- ‘Did you find what I sang erewhile so hard to follow?’
- ‘I saw the Marquis, who had time erewhile to swill at Forli with less drought.’
Middle English: from ere + while.
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