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 Quodling (The Rev. Mr.).Quo’rum. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quondam (Latin).
 
Former. We say, He is a quondam schoolfellow—my former schoolfellow; my quondam friend, the quondam candidate, etc.; also the quondam chancellor, etc.   1
       
“My quondam barber, but ‘his lordship’ now.”
       
Dryden.
 


 Quodling (The Rev. Mr.).Quo’rum. 

 
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