afore definition

  • adverb:
    • Southern & Midland U.S. Before.
    • Before.
    • in fore part of a ship.
    • Before.
    • inside fore-part of a vessel.
  • preposition:
    • before
    • Before (in every its sensory faculties).
    • Before; in front of; farther forward than.
  • others:
    • Before in position; in-front: especially in nautical phraseology.
    • Before eventually; previously.
    • Before eventually.
    • Before in place; nautical, further forward or nearer the bows than: as, afore the windlass.
    • Before constantly in place, place, or rank.
    • In or in to the presence of; in respect or notice of.
    • Before that; before; as opposed to.

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