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Aforehand definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AFO'REHAND, adv. [afore and hand.]
1. In time previous; by previous provision; as, he is ready aforehand.
She is come aforehand to anoint my body. Mark 14.
2. a. Prepared; previously provided; as, to be aforehand in business. Hence in popular language, amply provided; well supplied with the means of living; having means beyond the requirements of necessity; moderately wealthy. The word is popularly changed into aforehanded, beforehanded, or rather forehanded; as, a forehanded farmer.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aforehand A*fore"hand`, a. Prepared; previously provided; -- opposed to behindhand. [Archaic or Dial.] Aforehand in all matters of power. --Bacon.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aforehand A*fore"hand`adv. Beforehand; in anticipation. [Archaic or Dial.] She is come aforehand to anoint my body. --Mark xiv. 8.



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