betimes

adverb
be·​times | \ bi-ˈtīmz How to pronounce betimes (audio) , bē- \

Definition of betimes

1 : in good time : early
2 archaic : in a short time : speedily
3 : at times : occasionally

First Known Use of betimes

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Betimes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/betimes. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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