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somewhile

[suhm-hwahyl, -wahyl] /ˈsʌmˌʰwaɪl, -ˌwaɪl/
adverb, Archaic.
1.
at some former time.
2.
at one time or another; sometime.
3.
at times; sometimes.
4.
for some time.
Origin
1125-1175
1125-75; Middle English; see some, while
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adv.

mid-12c., from some + while.

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