Betime
Betime Be*time", Betimes Be*times", adv. [Pref. be- (for by) + time; that is, by the proper time. The -s is an adverbial ending.] 1. In good season or time; before it is late; seasonably; early. [1913 Webster]

To measure life learn thou betimes. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

To rise betimes is often harder than to do all the day's work. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

2. In a short time; soon; speedily; forth with. [1913 Webster]

He tires betimes that spurs too fast betimes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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