Hypertext Webster Gateway: "sometimes"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Sometimes \Some"times`\, a.
Former; sometime. [Obs.]

Thy sometimes brother's wife. --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Sometimes \Some"times`\, adv. [Sometime + adverbial ending -s,
as in -wards.]
1. Formerly; sometime. [Obs.]

That fair and warlike form In which the majesty of
buried Denmark Did sometimes march. --Shak.

2. At times; at intervals; now and then;occasionally.

It is good that we sometimes be contradicted. --Jer.

{Sometimes . . . sometimes}, at certain times . . . at
certain other times; as, sometimes he is earnest,
sometimes he is frivolous.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv : on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always;
"sometimes she wished she were back in England";
"sometimes her photography is breathtaking"; "sometimes
they come for a month; at other times for six months"

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