/eft/, n.
1. a newt, esp. the eastern newt, Notophthalmus viridescens (red eft), in its immature terrestrial stage.
2. Obs. a lizard.
[bef. 1000; ME evet(e), OE efete; cf. NEWT]
/eft/, adv. Archaic.
1. again.
2. afterward.
[bef. 900; ME, OE; akin to AFT, AFTER]

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