Definition of Foretime

1. n. The past; the time before the present.



Definition of Foretime

1. Noun. A time previous to the present, or to a time alluded to or implied; former time or times. ¹

2. Adverb. In former times. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foretime

1. the past [n -S] - See also: past

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foretime

foreteeth
foretell
foreteller
foretellers
foretelleth
foretelling
foretells
forethink
forethinking
forethinks
forethought
forethoughtful
forethoughtfulness
forethoughts
forethrown
foretime (current term)
foretimes
foretoken
foretokened
foretokening
foretokens
foretold
foretooth
foretop
foretopgallant
foretopman
foretopmast
foretopmasts
foretopmen
foretops

Literary usage of Foretime

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1. The Utter Extinction of Slavery an Object of Scripture Prophecy: A Lecture by Joseph Ivimey (1832)
"Another, " AH the badness we do 'foretime." Who is Jesus Christ? " The Son of God. ... Ebery ting me do 'foretime, me sorry for to me heart. ..."

2. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and by John Clark Ridpath (1899)
"Whatever might be the feigned facts of the Grecian foretime, they were altogether outdone in antiquity and wonder by the actual history of Egypt. ..."

3. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1882)
"The Aryans have been called the Puritans of the foretime. In fact, they represent what we understand as the Puritan social institutions and ideas. ..."

4. The Classical Museum by Leonhard Schmitz (1844)
"The legendary " foretime" is their foretime, as well as that of their countrymen : the persons ..."

5. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical and ...by John Clark Ridpath by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"Whatever might be the feigned facts of the Grecian foretime, they were altogether outdone in antiquity and wonder by the actual history of Egypt. ..."

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