Definitions

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  • n. A foretaste.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A foretaste.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A foretaste; something taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite.

Etymologies

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ante- + Latin pastus pasture, food. Compare repast.

Examples

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  • The wondering world is aghast

    At change that has happened so fast

    And quivers with dread

    That what we've been fed

    Is only a foul antepast.

    December 31, 2016