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Amongst all my fellow clerks I remember one only who resembled as a borrower some of my quondam associates at Derby.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The quondam midwife, with tears in her eyes, looked at her, and blessed the moment she had done a generous act.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
I walked with his lordship and Count Gamba to examine them, speculating philosophically on their quondam contents.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
O that the peasants in the country, My quondam fellows, but saw me as I am, How they would admire and worship me!
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
So great was the transformation that at the first glance we failed to recognize our quondam pupil and friend.
SOME JEWISH WITNESSES FOR CHRISTREV. A. BERNSTEIN, B.D.
But, as I said before, the faces of his then antagonists—albeit quondam friends—hardly disguised their thoughts sufficiently.
SOUTH AFRICAN MEMORIESLADY SARAH WILSON
He admits the story, but depicts Arthur as the flower of kinghood, ‘Rex quondam rexque futurus.’
THE VICTORIAN AGEWILLIAM RALPH INGE
I might even say that if M. de Laval is a quondam young man, the Duc de Noailles is an old man before his time.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.2/3, 1836-1840DUCHESSE DE DINO
Luitolfo will not believe all this till he sees Eulalia and his quondam friend.
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
They had been privately rated by their quondam callers as plebians and dropped.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO QUONDAM

  • back
  • bygone
  • earlier
  • erstwhile
  • formerly
  • heretofore
  • once
  • previously
  • quondam
  • sometime
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