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A’FTERWIT. n.s.

afterwit

A’FTERWIT. n.s. [from after and wit.] The contrivance of
expedients after the occasion of using them is past. See AF-
TERTHOUGHT.
There is no recalling what’s gone and past; so that after
wit comes too late, when the mischief is done. L’Estrange.