beforetime

adverb
be·​fore·​time | \ bi-ˈfȯr-ˌtīm How to pronounce beforetime (audio) , bē- \

Definition of beforetime

archaic

First Known Use of beforetime

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Beforetime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beforetime. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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