after-hours (n.) Old form(s): after houres, after-houres
subsequent time, later moments
R3 IV.iv.293[King Richard to Queen Elizabeth] Men shall deal unadvisedly sometimes, / Which after-hours gives leisure to repent
RJ II.vi.2[Friar to Romeo] So smile the heavens upon this holy act / That after-hours with sorrow chide us not!
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