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first-come

[furst-kuhm] /ˈfɜrstˈkʌm/
adjective
1.
arranged, considered, or done in order of application or arrival, as for purposes of service:
orders filled on a first-come basis.
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  • This is enough to prove that he was not the first-come ignoramus or madman that some people then liked to think him.

    The Liberation of Italy

    Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco

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