OE. afore, aforn, AS. onforan or Ã¦tforan
IPA: WEAE /ÊŒ.foÉ¹/
- obsolete before|Before.
- nautical In the fore part of a ship.
#*1989: w:Edward Chisnall|Edward Chisnall, Bell in the tree; The Glasgow story
#*:"Oh aye!" his face lit up with a smile. "I mind that! Where was that?" "That was us when we all worked in the shop, afore the War." "Oh aye â€¦?" he frowned. "Who â€¦?" She took the photograph back from him and reached inside her apron pocket for her spectacles.