Preterlapsed \Pre`ter*lapsed"\, a. [L. praeterlapsus, p. p. of praeterlabi to glide by. See {Preter-}, {Lapse}.] Past; as, preterlapsed ages. [R.] --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

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