odd-come-shortly

noun

plural odd-come-shortlys or odd-come-shortlies
archaic
: an undetermined day in the future
one of these odd-come-shortliesW. F. De Morgan

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“Odd-come-shortly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd-come-shortly. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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