Complete Definition of "affor"

see|AFFOR
English

Adverb
en-adv

  1. ahead|Ahead.

#: as in "affor and behind

  1. Ahead in time.

#: I'll be in Scotland affor ye

Preposition
en-prep

  1. In front of.

#: he sailed affor the wind

Conjunction
en-conj

  1. rather|Rather than.

#: I would die affor giving up my virtue.

Verb
en-verb|affor|r|ed

  1. nonstandard Sub-standard spelling for afford.
Quotations
rfdate Laurence de Premierfait, Des cas des nobles hommes et femmes, as quoted in Lydgate's Fall of Princes (1923), The Carnegie Institution of Washington
rfdate James Raine and John William Clay, Testamenta Eboracensia: Illustrative of the History, Manners, Language, Statistics, Etc. (1869), page 126, J. B. Nichols (York, England)
rfdate Testamenta Eboracensia: A Selection of Wills from the Registry at York (1902), page 196, York District Probate Registry (England)
rfdate William Chambers, Charters and Documents Relating to the Burgh of Peebles (1872), page 299, Scottish Burgh Records Society
1399, Rich. Redeless IV, 72
1526-1534, John Hackett, as quoted in The Letters of Sir John Hackett (1971), West Virginia University Library
16C, title unavailable<!--not shown online-->, as quoted by Arthur Geoffrey Dickens, Clifford Letters of the Sixteenth Century (1962), volume [illegible], page 116, [illegible] Society
17C, William R. Boyd, Calendar of the State Papers related to Scotland and Mary, Queen of Scots 1547-1603
1630-1650, William Bradford, journal, as quoted by Janet Farrell Brodie, Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-Century America (1994), page 38, Cornell University Press
1856, the Rev. F. R. Raines, M.A., F.S.A., “Examynatyons Towcheynge Cokeye More”, page 20, Remains Historical and Literary Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, volume 37, Chetham Society
1867, Ledger of Andrew Halyburton, page 214, H. M. General Register House (Scotland)
1881, John Matthias Weylland, Our Veterans: Life-stories of the London City Mission, page 168
1904, Cornelia Sorabji, Sun-babies, Studies in the Child-life of India, John Murray
1987, John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces, page 167, Grove Press
References
1994, Andrew E. Benjamin and Peter Osborne, Walter Benjamin's Philosophy: Destruction and Experience, page 128, Routledge
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