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Definition of "earst" [earst]

  • Obsolete spelling of erst. (adverb)

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Use "earst" in a sentence
  • "Frenche and Italien tonge, had not thought skorne to bestowe their time aboute the translacion therof, and that the Emperours Maiestie that now is, vouched saulfe to receiue the presentacion therof, at the Frenche translatours hande, as well appereth in his booke: it kindled me againe, vpon regard of mine owne profite, and other mennes moe, to bring that to some good pointe, that earst I had begonne."
  • "Of masts both long, and large; with mosse put in betweene, To keepe the force of weather out, I neuer earst haue seene A grosse deuise so good, and on the roofe they lay The burthen barke, to rid the raine, and sudden showres away."
  • "Sigismundus booke repaire, who all the trueth can tell: For he long earst in message went vnto that sauage King."
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