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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Definitions for beforetime

  1. Archaic. formerly.

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Citations for beforetime
And as the thing thou seest thy face shall be, / And no more as the thing beforetime seen. Algernon Charles Swinburne, "A Ballad of Burdens," Poems and Ballads, 1866
…he that is now called a Prophet, was beforetime called a Seer. , King James Bible, 1611
Origin of beforetime
1250-1300
Beforetime comes from the Middle English bifor time. It entered English in the late 1300s.