The definition of whilom is something former, or that once was.(adjective)
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Origin: ME whilum < OE hwilum, dat. pl. of hwil, while
See whilom in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, at times
Origin: , from Old English hwīlum
Origin: , dative pl. of hwīl, time, while; see kweiə- in Indo-European roots.
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