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.

1 Response to “A’FTERWIT. n.s.”


  1. 1 Sam January 9, 2009 at 4:50 am

    This is like esprit d’escalier, no?


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