Hypertext Webster Gateway: "sometime"

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

Sometime \Some"time`\, adv.
1. At a past time indefinitely referred to; once; formerly.

Did they not sometime cry ``All hail'' to me?

2. At a time undefined; once in a while; now and then;

Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish, A vapor
sometime like a bear or lion. --Shak.

3. At one time or other hereafter; as, I will do it sometime.
``Sometime he reckon shall.'' --Chaucer.

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

Sometime \Some"time`\, a.
Having been formerly; former; late; whilom.

Our sometime sister, now our queen. --Shak.

Ion, our sometime darling, whom we prized. --Talfourd.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj : belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our
former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her
quondam lover" [syn: {erstwhile(a)}, {former(a)}, {once(a)},
{onetime(a)}, {quondam(a)}, {sometime(a)}]
adv : at some indefinite or unstated time; "let's get together
sometime"; "everything has to end sometime"; "It was to
be printed sometime later"

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