odd-come-shortly love

odd-come-shortly

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Some day soon to come; an early day; some time; any time.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Sometimes, as he had heard Mr. Smirkie inveigh against the enormity of bigamy and of this bigamist in particular, he had determined that some ‘odd-come-shortly,’ as he would call it, he would give the vicar of Plum-cum-Pippins a moral pat on the head which should silence him for a time.

    John Caldigate

  • Sometimes, as he had heard Mr. Smirkie inveigh against the enormity of bigamy and of this bigamist in particular, he had determined that some 'odd-come-shortly,' as he would call it, he would give the vicar of Plum-cum-Pippins a moral pat on the head which should silence him for a time.

    John Caldigate

  • odd-come-shortly, some day or other in the near future. on n’arrête pas dans un si beau chemin, one does not stop short in so pleasant a path. oportet vivere, we must live. orra, odd, unemployed. os rotundum, sonorous voice.

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