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whilom   
      

It Has 6 letters ( w h i l o m )         2 vowels ( i o )         4 consonants ( w h l m )         Word on the contrary molihw

Which the Definition/Meaning of whilom in categoryENGLISH - CONJUNCTION
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English - Conjunction

WHILOM * While.

whilom

  1. While.

Which the Definition/Meaning of whilom in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Old English _hwīlum_, dative plural of _hwīl_ (“while”).

From Old English hwīlum, dative plural of hwīl (“while”).

Which the Definition/Meaning of whilom in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈwaɪləm/, /ˈʍaɪləm/

  • IPA(key): /ˈwaɪləm/, /ˈʍaɪləm/

Which the Definition/Meaning of whilom in categoryENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

WHILOM (_not comparable_) * (obsolete) While. * (dated) Once upon a time, formerly. * 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, _Essays_, I.43: With such an invention did _Zeleucus_ WHILOME correct the corrupted manners of the _Locrines_. * 1663, _Hudibras_, by Samuel Butler, part 1, canto 1 In northern clime a val'rous knight Did WHILOM kill his bear in fight, And wound a fiddler: we have both Of these the objects of our wroth […]. TRANSLATIONS

whilom (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) While.
  2. (dated) Once upon a time, formerly.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of whilom in categoryENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

WHILOM (_not comparable_) * (now literary) Former, sometime, late, erstwhile, quondam.

whilom (not comparable)

  1. (now literary) Former, sometime, late, erstwhile, quondam.


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