beforetime

[ bih-fawr-tahym, -fohr- ]
/ bɪˈfɔrˌtaɪm, -ˈfoʊr- /

adverb Archaic.

Origin of beforetime

First recorded in 1250–1300, beforetime is from the Middle English word bifor time. See before, time
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beforetime
/ (bɪˈfɔːˌtaɪm) /

adverb

archaic formerly
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