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by-and-by

[bahy-uh n-bahy] /ˌbaɪ ənˈbaɪ/
noun
1.
the future:
to meet in the sweet by-and-by.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English bi and bi one by one, at once. See by1
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British Dictionary definitions for by-and-by

by and by

adverb
1.
presently or eventually
noun
2.
(US & Canadian) a future time or occasion
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