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foretime

[fawr-tahym, fohr-]
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noun
  1. former or past time; the past.

Origin of foretime

First recorded in 1530–40; fore- + time
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British Dictionary definitions for foretime

foretime

noun
  1. time already gone; the past
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Word Origin and History for foretime

n.

1530s, from fore- + time (n.).

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