A*non" (#), adv. [OE. anoon, anon, anan, lit., in one (moment), fr. AS. on in + an one. See On and One.]
Straightway; at once.
The same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it.
Matt. xiii. 20.
Soon; in a little while.
As it shall better appear anon.
At another time; then; again.
Sometimes he trots, . . . anon he rears upright.
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.
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