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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an inverted order; preposterously.

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Examples

  • Exercise indeed we do, but that verie fore-backwardly; for where we should exercise to know, we exercise as having knowne: and so is our braine delivered of much matter, which never was begotten by knowledge.

    Defence of Poesie

  • Exercise indeed we do, but that, very fore-backwardly: for where we should exercise to know, we exercise as having known: and so is our brain delivered of much matter, which never was begotten by knowledge.

    English literary criticism

  • Exercise indeed we do, but that very fore-backwardly, for where we should exercise to know, we exercise as having known; and so is our brain delivered of much matter which never was begotten by knowledge.

    The Defense of Poesy

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