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e'er

Syllabification: e'er
literary

Definition of e'er in English:

contraction

Ever.
Example sentences
  • But, unfortunately, now is not the time for soft-peddling the truth like this (if e'er a time there be).
  • Before the Mousetrap, Hamlet calls Horatio ‘as just a man / As e'er [his] conversation cop'd withal ’.
  • No man that's born of woman Shall e'er have power upon thee.

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