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4 definitions found
 for quondam
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quondam \Quon"dam\ (kw[o^]n"d[a^]m), a. [L., formerly.]
     Having been formerly; former; sometime. "This is the quondam
     king." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quondam \Quon"dam\, n.
     A person dismissed or ejected from a position. [R.] "Make
     them quondams; . . . cast them out of their office."
     --Latimer.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quondam
      adj 1: belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our
             former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her
             quondam lover" [syn: erstwhile(a), former(a), old,
             onetime(a), one-time(a), quondam(a), sometime(a)]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "quondam":
     ancient, bygone, early, erstwhile, fore, former, immemorial, late,
     old, olden, once, onetime, past, prehistoric, previous, primeval,
     primitive, prior, recent, sometime, then, whilom
  
  

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