[ Middle English beforen
, Anglo-Saxon beforan
; prefix be-
, before. See Be-
, and Fore
In front of; preceding in space; ahead of; as, to stand before
the ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/31
Be·fore' adverb 1.
On the fore part; in front, or in the direction of the front; -- opposed to in the rear
. « The battle was before
and behind. 2 Chron. xiii. 14.
In advance. 'I come before
to tell you.' Shak. 3.
In ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/31
• (adv.) In time past; previously; already. • (prep.) In presence or sight of; face to face with; facing. • (adv.) In advance. • (prep.) Prior or preceding in dignity, order, rank, right, or worth; rather than. • (prep.) An advance of; farther onward, in place or time. • (prep.) Preceding in time; earlier than; previou...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/before/
`Before` is a short story by Gael Baudino written deliberately in a style similar to William Faulkner`s: the foreword to the story says, `the sometimes strange syntax and editorial elisions are intentional in this homage to Faulkner.` It concerns Greta Harlow, a young woman living in a Lee`s Corners, a small town in fictional ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Before_(short_story)
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