American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Contraction of ever.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A contraction of ever.
- A suffix of nouns of agent, being a more English spelling of -ier, equivalent to the older -er, as in prisoner, etc. (see -er), as in engineer (formerly enginer), pamphleteer, gazetteer, buccaneer, cannoneer, etc., and, with reference to place of residence, mountaineer, garreteer, etc.
- adv. poetic Contraction of ever.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. A contraction for
ever. See ever.
- adv. at all times; all the time and on every occasion
“For, says he, do you mind me, let storms e'er so oft”
“Wow betide you Molly Whoppie, if you e'er return again!”
“Walcott is a Nobel Prize winner who, to paraphrase Wordsworth, leaves trailing clouds of sexual harassment behind him where e'er he goes, at least in the 617 area code.”
“Also at the CAC, ubiquitous HuffPost big man on campus Harry Shearer, an honorary native New Orleanian if e'er there were one, has installed a nine-monitor presentation, called The Silent Echo Chamber (thru June 6), of his ongoing "found objects" captures - political and media figures seen not on the air, but just before, as they prepare themselves for broadcast.”
“(Soundbite of song, "Look for the Silver Lining") Ms. MARILYN MILLER (Musical-comedy star): (Singing) Look for the silver lining when e'er a cloud appears in the blue.”
“Look for the silver lining when e'er a cloud appears in the blue.”
“There'll be steam coming off the Bernina e'er long.”
“When you feel the weight o 'their passage, burst up within their formation and scratch them to pieces fast as e'er you can!”
“Translucent be e'er fair; it were Purple put the geis on me.”
“The fairest flower that e'er was seen Is withered to a stalk.”
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