from The Century Dictionary.

  • In those days; in time past: opposed or correlative to nowadays.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb rare At that time; then; in those days; -- correlative to nowadays.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb archaic At that time; then; in those days.


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  • He had all these theories about how the Fall guy was the Wyndham Lewis of nowadays (thenadays); intricate theories, devious, unconvincing.

    FallNet - the punk foot of nose

  • 'nowadays aunt'; she was a 'thenadays aunt,' and that was an entirely different kind.

    A Book of Quaker Saints


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