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Early

[ur-lee] /ˈɜr li/
noun
1.
Jubal Anderson
[joo-buh l] /ˈdʒu bəl/ (Show IPA),
1816–94, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
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British Dictionary definitions for jubal anderson early

early

/ˈɜːlɪ/
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
before the expected or usual time
2.
occurring in or characteristic of the first part of a period or sequence
3.
occurring in or characteristic of a period far back in time
4.
occurring in the near future
5.
at the earliest, not before the time or date mentioned
6.
early days, too soon to tell how things will turn out
adverb -lier
7.
before the expected or usual time
8.
near the first part of a period or sequence I was talking to him earlier
Derived Forms
earliness, noun
Word Origin
Old English ǣrlīce, from ǣrere + -līce-ly²; related to Old Norse arliga
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Word Origin and History for jubal anderson early

early

adv.

Old English ærlic "early," from ær "soon, ere" (see ere) + -lice, adverbial suffix (see -ly (2)). Cf. Old Norse arliga "early." The early bird of the proverb is from 1670s. Related: Earlier; earliest.

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