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- adj. Used only or chiefly in the preterite or past tenses.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Used only or chiefly in the preterit or past tenses, as certain verbs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In grammar, expressing past time; also, limited to past tenses.
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English: geraðlic], root [Old English: rað], with the preteritive prefix
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