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Related to whilom: contemporaneously, Otsego Lake
Having once been; former: the whilom editor in chief.
At a past time; formerly.
(prenominal) one-time; former
[Old English hwīlum, dative plural of hwīl while; related to Old High German hwīlōm, German weiland of old]
whi•lom(ˈʰwaɪ ləm, ˈwaɪ-)
1. former; erstwhile: whilom friends.adv.
2. at one time.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hwīlum at times]