apast

[ uh-past, uh-pahst ]
/ əˈpæst, əˈpɑst /

preposition Chiefly South Midland U.S. and Newfoundland.

past; beyond.

Origin of apast

1890–95; a- (semantically empty, perhaps a generalization of adverbial a-1) + past; cf. anear, anigh
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