umbestound

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English umbestunde, umbestounde, umbe stunde, from Old English ymbe stunde, from ymbe (around, about, by, upon, at) + stunde, accusative of stund (time, while, hour). More at umbe, stound.

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umbestound (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal, Scotland) At times; from time to time; sometimes.
  2. (UK dialectal) After a (short) time.

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