Betimes



early; in good time:
He was up betimes doing his lessons.
occasionally; at times.
Archaic. within a short time; soon.
Historical Examples

At Home And Abroad Margaret Fuller Ossoli
Reels and Spindles Evelyn Raymond
Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States Thomas G. Gentry
Tonio, Son of the Sierras Charles King
Glimpses of Three Coasts Helen Hunt Jackson
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866 Various
Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
Tom Burke Of “Ours”, Volume II (of II) Charles James Lever
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine – Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844 Various
The Long Roll Mary Johnston

adverb (archaic)
in good time; early
in a short time; soon
adv.

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