At an earlier time. (defdate)
1526, William Tyndale, trans. ''Bible'', John I:
- Thys is he of whome I spake, he that commeth after me, was before me be cause he was yer than I.
1594, (w), ''The Rape of Lucrece''
- Stirring ere the break of day.
- Sir, come down ere my child die.
(obsolete form of)
1533, R. Saltwood:
- As plesaunt to the ere as the blacke sanctus Of a sad sorte vpon a mery pyn.
(nl-noun form of)
(nl-verb form of)
(alternative form of)
(senseid) (l) (gloss)
The auricle; the outside of the ear.
The ear canal; the portion of the ear which is not apparent by sight.
The power of hearing; the ability to detect sound.
The level of attention given to someone speaking.
A portion of the heart with an earlike shape.
(noun form of)
(apocopic form of); you are
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