erewhile

adverb
ere·while | \er-ˈ(h)wī(-ə)l \
variants: or less commonly erewhiles \er-ˈ(h)wī(-ə)lz \

Definition of erewhile 

archaic

: a while before : formerly

First Known Use of erewhile

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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