Bush ran his last competitive race in 1998, an eon ago in political terms.
Lunch, lunsh, n. a slight repast between breakfast and dinner—also Lunch′eon.
And in an eon of lying they never have run up against a short-circuit like that.
After what seemed an eon it struck the edge of the subway kiosk, bounced like a rag doll and sprawled across the pavement.
Every hour of Earth is an eon and her day has yet many hours.
Action with a purpose is deliberate; it involves a consciously foreseen end and a mental weighing of considerations pro and eon.
Only once in an eon or so is it vouchsafed a writer to write a masterpiece at the age of nine years.
After what seemed an eon of waiting, he ventured another look ahead.
For truly, in the science of aviation a day is a generation, and three months an eon.
Each change was supposed to denote the birth of some angel or celestial being known as an eon.
1640s, from Latin aeon, from Greek aion "age, vital force, a period of existence, lifetime, generation;" in plural, "eternity," from PIE root *aiw- "vital force, life, long life, eternity" (cf. Sanskrit ayu "life," Avestan ayu "age," Latin aevum "space of time, eternity," Gothic aiws "age, eternity," Old Norse ævi "lifetime," German ewig "everlasting," Old English a "ever, always").