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aforesaid

[uh-fawr-sed, uh-fohr-] /əˈfɔrˌsɛd, əˈfoʊr-/
adjective
1.
said or mentioned earlier or previously.
Origin of aforesaid
late Middle English
1375-1425
late Middle English word dating back to 1375-1425; See origin at afore, said1
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  • The aforesaid grandeur was yet full upon Mr Dorrit when he alighted at his hotel.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
  • Let us return to our Statesman, and apply to his case the aforesaid example of weaving.

    Statesman Plato
  • They were to send an embassy on their side to the aforesaid states to treat of an alliance.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • God delivered from his hands the castle, the aforesaid Master and his brethren.

    Portuguese Architecture Walter Crum Watson
  • As aforesaid, the mixed vegetarian dietary is, in general, well-balanced.

    No Animal Food Rupert H. Wheldon
  • Moved and seconded that the last meeting be of the aforesaid nature.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart
  • But being, as aforesaid, slightly unsteady on his legs, he fell.

  • The aforesaid houses must be lighted as long as any one remains up.

  • Each of the aforesaid quantities is said to be equal or unequal.

    The Categories Aristotle
  • That he there met with the two aforesaid Englishmen, that this Depont.

British Dictionary definitions for aforesaid

aforesaid

/əˈfɔːˌsɛd/
adjective
1.
(usually prenominal) (chiefly in legal documents) spoken of or referred to previously
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Word Origin and History for aforesaid
adj.

late 14c., from afore + said.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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