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quondam adv.

quom+(demonstr. ending) -dam, at some time, at one time, once, heretofore, formerly, on a time : Olim isti fuit generi quondam quaestus, T.: decrevit quondam senatus: omnia quae sunt conclusa nunc artibus, dissipata quondam fuerunt: ut quondam Marsaeus, H.: At quondam, dum, etc., O.: celebri quondam urbe et copiosā: vestros quondam nautas duxit, once yours : Cyro quondam rege, late , Cu.At certain times, at times, sometimes, once in a while : cum saepe lapidum, terrae interdum, quondam etiam lactis imber defluxit: quondam citharā tacentem Suscitat Musam, H.: Quondam etiam victis redit in praecordia virtus, V.—Of the future, one day, some day : Hic tamen ad melius poterit transcurrere quondam, H.

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