• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Afore Before (in all its senses).
    • Afore Before. "If he have never drunk wine afore .""Toforn him goeth the loud minstrelsy.""Would thou wert as thou tofore hast been!"
    • Afore (Naut) Before; in front of; farther forward than; as, afore the windlass.
    • Afore (Naut) In the fore part of a vessel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • afore Before in place; in front: especially in nautical phraseology.
    • afore Before in time; previously.
    • afore Before in time.
    • afore Before in place; nautical, further forward or nearer the bows than: as, afore the windlass.
    • afore Before in position, station, or rank.
    • afore In or into the presence of; under the regard or notice of.
    • afore Before that; before; rather than.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • prep Afore a-fōr′ (B. and Shak.) beforehand, previously.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. afore, aforn, AS. onforan, or ætforan,; pref. a-, + fore,


In literature:

Dey been in lub long time; afore Mass Charl went 'way to Texas.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
Cholly, I'se one big fool not tink ob dat afore!
"The Island Treasure" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Thet we follered up; but it wur night long afore we got half way hyur, an wur obleeged to halt till sun-up.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
This poor country of ours may well go to wrack, if its rulers sup not afore six of the clock!
"Mistress Margery" by Emily Sarah Holt
Lord help the thing that's afore old Killbar's muzzle when you squints through her hind-sights.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Casey carried me home to the shanty, whar I lay for well nigh six weeks, afore I could go about, and damn the thing!
"The Hunters' Feast" by Mayne Reid
All for heat and pilchar's, as the saying is: we shall have it broiling hot afore noon.
"Shining Ferry" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Why couldn't ye have tell't me that afore?
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
I've never seed the ice so tossed about in the sea afore.
"Harbor Tales Down North" by Norman Duncan
I guess you got kinder tired afore.
"Country Neighbors" by Alice Brown
I'd never seen her afore.
"The Lowest Rung" by Mary Cholmondeley
Us sha'n't start afore next week, and you'll be to Bristol and back 'fore they've had time to miss 'ee here.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
Mrs. Green told me all about it, afore she went away.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Who owned 'em, I asks yer, afore we stole 'em.
"Wappin' Wharf" by Charles S. Brooks
No fears o' any one getting theer afore me, if they've not gone a'ready.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
I brought it from the boat, thinkin' you fellers would want it afore long.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
I've heerd afore uv a Feweegin woman bein' willin' to sell her chile for a purty piece o' cloth.
"The Land of Fire" by Mayne Reid
Never out in the woods afore by hisself an' nigh scared to death by the trees an' the dark.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
I shall not tear out my leaves afore I am back, and meantime, I do keep the book right heedfully under lock and key.
"Joyce Morrell's Harvest" by Emily Sarah Holt
But afore I had been there a month, I was had up afore my Lord of London.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt

In poetry:

But not the same
He was afore,
'Cos no-one builds
Cob walls no more.
"Old Cob Wall" by Cicely Fox Smith
Hang up hollins
Afore t' year ends,
Then oppen thi hoose
To thi folk an' friends.
"Luver's Calendar" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
Hang up hollins
Afore t’year ends,
Then oppen thi hoose
To thi folk an’ friends.
"A Luver’s Calendar" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
wha's been here afore me, lass,
And hoo did he get in?
A man that deed or I was born
This evil thing has din.
"O Wha’s Been Here Afore Me, Lass" by Hugh MacDiarmid
T' wind is in a cold airt,
Happen, afore t' morn,
Folk far out on t' North Sea
Will wish they'd ne'er been born.
"Lament" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
But Jamie is a truthfu' chiel,
An' lo'es thee as his life,
An' fain am I afore I dee,
To see thee made his wife.
"Mary Lee: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

What Stokeswood has that all the afore mentioned bands have is that they are a band 's band .
I'll Take the High Road and I'll Take the Low Road and I'll Be Frustrated Afore Ye.
Kristie Streicher Beauty Aforé Oil.

In science:

The following theorem, which is our second main moment-type result, goes beyond the afore-mentioned ones in that it does not restrict to case (A1) of Theorem 1.3.
A log-type moment result for perpetuities and its application to martingales in supercritical branching random walks
The afore-mentioned continuity results of rough path theory lead immediately to corollaries of the following type (recall that we assume existence of a moment of order p ≥ 4 for the ξ i ’s).
From random walks to rough paths
Fortunately, the cases we consider turn out to be sufficient to answer the afore posed question.
Semiclassical analysis of the Loop Quantum Gravity volume operator: I. Flux Coherent States
Other WBPs appearing in this work are the afore-mentioned (uV, L(u)) for any u ∈ V and (V, Lr ), where Lr := (Lr v (w)), v , w ∈ V.
Exponential rate of L_p-convergence of intrinsic martingales in supercritical branching random walks
We can now conclude that on each compact subset of Φ(B ), the afore-mentioned maps are actually uniformly equi-continuous and uniformly bounded.
Perturbed Toeplitz operators and radial determinantal processes
D figure Classi fication For our classification experiments, we extracted the images from the afore-mentioned documents and had them manually tagged by two volunteers as 2-D or non 2-D.
Automatic Identification and Data Extraction from 2-Dimensional Plots in Digital Documents
The proof of the regularity theorem is a minor modification of the proof given in the paper ”Some elementary estimates for the Navier-Stokes system”, so this paper is intended to be just a complement to the afore mentioned paper.
An addendum to the paper: "Some elementary estimates for the Navier-Stokes system"
The LMS models based on the afore-mentioned updated physics and consistent (non-grey) boundary condition now reach quantitative agreement with observations for both the disk and the halo stellar population down to the bottom of the main sequence (Figure 1).
Theory of low-mass stars, brown dwarfs and extra-solar giant planets
Evolutionary calculations based on the afore-mentioned synthetic spectra and non-grey atmosphere models yield the most likely solution M ≈ 0.04 − 0.055 M⊙ for an age ∼ 5 Gyr, similar to our solar system (Allard et al. 1996; Marley et al., 1996).
Theory of low-mass stars, brown dwarfs and extra-solar giant planets
In reference it has been approximated with β = 0.75h 1 x i, x being the separation between two nucleons in the α target, and R is the afore defined ratio of the reduced masses.
The importance of the nucleon-nucleon correlations for the eta alpha S-wave scattering length, and the pi-eta mixing angle in the low-energy eta alpha scattering length model
Introducing the ηα effective range might change the afore conclusion slightly, but as it is a completely unknown parameter it will not improve the predictive power of the model.
The importance of the nucleon-nucleon correlations for the eta alpha S-wave scattering length, and the pi-eta mixing angle in the low-energy eta alpha scattering length model
It is clear that the afore mentioned result of Rees and Sally is a direct consequence of Theorem 4.4 and Lemma 4.5.
Constructive characterization of the reduction numbers
This follows from the afore-mentioned fact that the growth diagrams model Robinson–Schensted insertion.
Growth diagrams, and increasing and decreasing chains in fillings of Ferrers shapes
This is not acceptable as queries in the afore mentioned applications do contain large number of attributes in joins and set operations.
Reducing Order Enforcement Cost in Complex Query Plans
For the present work, we added two more regions: λλ 5777-5787 ˚A for the Cu abundance from the Cu I line at 5782 ˚A and additional constraints on the Cr abundance; and λλ 6005-6015 ˚Afor the Mn abundance from the Mn I line at 6013 ˚A as well as additional constraints on C and Ni abundances.
Parent Stars of Extrasolar Planets. VIII. Chemical Abundances for 18 Elements in 31 Stars