paravant

Paravant

Par"a*vant`\, Paravant \Par"a*vant`\, adv. [OF. par avant. See Par, and lst Avaunt.]

1. In front; publicly. [Obs.] --Spenser.

2. Beforehand; first. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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