Eftsoons - definition of eftsoons by The Free Dictionary
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1. Soon afterward; presently.
2. Once again.
[From Middle English eftsone
, from Old English eftsōna
; see apo-
in Indo-European roots
1. soon afterwards
[Old English eft sōna, literally: afterwards soon]
References in periodicals archive
whereupon also, we eftsoons
began to speak both of us but one and the selfsame thing: and (which is more) being now knit together in one mind and one judgment concerning these several matters, we determined forthwith to put down in writing, whatsoever had deliberately passed between us.
The Justice Department wants SIU to cease and desist eftsoons
and right speedily or face a lawsuit.
But after that Dionysius by their incitation had expelled Plato out of Sicily, they abandoned their habit and severity, and eftsoons
returned to their mischievous and voluptuous living" (155).