earst

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

earst (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of erst
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene (1921),[1] Book I:
      So th' one for wrong, the other strives for right,
      And each to deadly shame would drive his foe:
      The cruell steele so greedily doth bight
      In tender flesh that streames of bloud down flow,
      With which the armes, that earst so bright did show,
      Into a pure vermillion now are dyde: []

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ērosta. Compare Dutch eerst, German and archaic English erst

Adverb[edit]

earst

  1. firstly, at first

Adjective[edit]

West Frisian ordinal numbers
 <  0th 1st 2nd  > 
    Cardinal : ien
    Ordinal : earst

earst (infl. earste)

  1. first