archaic Occasionally: ever and anon the stillness is rent by the scream of a gibbon
[from Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost ( v. ii. 101)]
More example sentences
- The government continues ever and anon, as slow as snail.
- Meantime, Fedellah was calmly eyeing the right whale's head, and ever and anon glancing from the deep wrinkles there to the lines in his own hand.
Definition of ever and anon in:
- The US English dictionary