Origin: ME (for the) nones, formed by syllabic merging < (for then) ones, lit., the once: then is the dat. sing. of the def. art.
See nonce in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English for the nones, for the occasion
Origin: , alteration of for then anes
Origin: : for, for; see for
Origin: + then
Origin: : neuter dative sing. of the; see the1
Origin: + ones, anes, once; see once.
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