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Meaning of QUONDAM

Pronunciation:  'kwândam

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quon"dam\, a. [L., formerly.]
    Having been formerly; former; sometime. ``This is the quondam
    king.'' --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Quon"dam\, n.
    A person dismissed or ejected from a position. [R.] ``Make
    them quondams; . . . cast them out of their office.''
    --Latimer.
    
    
 

 

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