by-and-by

noun \ ˌbī-ən-ˈbī \

Definition of by-and-by

: a future time or occasion

First Known Use of by-and-by

1591

by-and-by Synonyms


by and by

adverb

Definition of by and by

Examples of by and by in a Sentence

  1. we'll get under way by and by

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First Known Use of by and by

1526



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