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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.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Aforehand'. King James Dictionary.

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