Monday, March 29, 2010

word of the day :: erstwhile

[urst-hwahyl, -wahyl]

1. former; of times past: erstwhile friends.

2. Archaic. formerly; erst.

1560-70; erst + while
"After all my erstwhile dear, my no longer cherished; Need we say it was not love, just because it perished?"
 :: Edna St. Vincent Millay ::
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