prologize

verb
pro·​log·​ize | \ˈprō-ˌlȯ-ˌgīz, -ˌlä-;-lə-ˌjīz\
variants: or prologuize \ ˈprō-​ˌlȯ-​ˌgīz , -​ˌlä-​ \
prologized or prologuized; prologizing or prologuizing

Definition of prologize 

intransitive verb

: to write or speak a prologue

First Known Use of prologize

circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of prologize was circa 1625

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