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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anon  \A*non"\,  adv  [OE.  anoon,  anon,  anan,  lit.,  in  one 
  (moment),  fr  AS  on  in  +  [=a]n  one  See  {On}  and  {One}.] 
  1.  Straightway;  at  once.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  same  is  he  that  heareth  the  word  and  anon  with 
  joy  receiveth  it  --Matt.  xiii. 
  20. 
 
  2.  Soon;  in  a  little  while 
 
  As  it  shall  better  appear  anon.  --Stow. 
 
  3.  At  another  time;  then;  again 
 
  Sometimes  he  trots,  .  .  .  anon  he  rears  upright. 
  --Shak. 
 
  {Anon  right},  at  once;  right  off  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  {Ever  and  anon},  now  and  then;  frequently;  often 
 
  A  pouncet  box,  which  ever  and  anon  He  gave  his  nose. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anon 
  n  :  sweet  pulpy  tropical  fruit  with  thick  scaly  rind  and  shiny 
  black  seeds  [syn:  {sweetsop},  {sugar  apple}] 
  adv  1:  at  another  time;  "ever  and  anon" 
  2:  (old-fashioned  or  informal)  in  a  little  while  "see  you 
  anon" 




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