eftsoons

adverb
eft·​soons | \ eft-ˈsünz How to pronounce eftsoons (audio) \

Definition of eftsoons

archaic
: soon after

First Known Use of eftsoons

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eftsoons

Middle English eftsones, alteration of Old English eftsōna, from Old English eft after + sōna soon; akin to Old English æfter after

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“Eftsoons.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eftsoons. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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