Be*time" (?), Be*times" (?), adv. [Pref. be- (for by) + time; that is, by the proper time. The -s is an adverbial ending.]
In good season or time; before it is late; seasonably; early.
To measure life learn thou betimes.
To rise betimes is often harder than to do all the day's work.
In a short time; soon; speedily; forth with.
He tires betimes that spurs too fast betimes.
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