Eft meaning

ĕft
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Electronic fund transfer.
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Again.
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A newt in its juvenile terrestrial stage, especially the reddish-orange form of the North American species Notophthalmus viridescens.
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Afterward.
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(Electronic Funds Transfer) The transfer of money from one account to another by computer. See ACH.
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A newt, especially the European smooth newt (Triton punctatus).
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1384, John Wycliffe, Bible (Wycliffe): Mark, ii, 1,

And eft he entride in to Cafarnaum, aftir eiyte daies.

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1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XXI.

And so effte he hyd the swerde, and returned agayne and tolde the Kynge that he had bene at the watir and done hys commaundement.

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1557, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, The Fourth Book of Virgil,

And when they were all gone, / And the dim moon doth eft withhold the light...

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of eft - effet

Origin of eft

  • Middle English evete from Old English efeta

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English eft, from Proto-Germanic *aftiz. Compare after, aft.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English efeta, of unknown origin.

    From Wiktionary