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Greek calends

or Greek kalends

plural noun
1.
a point or time that does not or will not exist:
She will do it on the Greek calends.
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  • An incantation used to invite spiders, which are considered unlucky by the superstitious, to come again at the greek kalends.

    Tales of Old Japan Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford
  • A Christian dilettante; one who casts a shadow on tomorrow while waiting for the greek kalends.

    The Roycroft Dictionary Elbert Hubbard
  • Unless you do so, you will be certain to encounter trifling and procrastination which will defer your plan to the greek kalends.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Not a spade or a barrow was visible, and the operation might, by all appearances be postponed till the greek kalends.

    The Story of the Cambrian C. P. Gasquoine
  • You make of your precious self such a dazzling portrait that I see the time of our next meeting postponed to the greek kalends.

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime

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