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  • adv. before that time; beforehand

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Before that time; beforehand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Before that time; previously.


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  • Plus he really leads the Fremen because his mom comes to his aid in the Jamis battle, and thereafter and therebefore, to the extent the BG-implanted Fremen lore set him up for greatness.

    Re-reading Dune

  • She quickly turned to Rydstromlooking shocked that he was therebefore she made her face a mask.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • The funerary monuments around Luxor are a huge pharaonic Keogh plan meant to fund an eternal hereafter just like the therebefore.

    Letter From Egypt

  • Seven nights therebefore Baldolf the fair, Colgrim's brother, was gone southward, and lay by the sea-side, and abode Childric.

    Roman de Brut. English

  • The best men of Britain were all dead, now were the king's brothers both full little, and Guencehn the archbishop therebefore was dead, and this land's king himself of the law knew nothing.

    Roman de Brut. English

  • Therewith she reached her hand to him, and he kissed it, and departed and came to his chamber, and found raiment therebefore rich beyond measure; and he wondered if any new snare lay therein: yet if there were, he saw no way whereby he might escape it, so he did it on, and became as the most glorious of kings, and yet lovelier than any king of the world.

    Wood Beyond the World


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