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foretaste (plural foretastes)
taste taken in advance
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- (transitive) To taste beforehand.
- (transitive) To taste before possession; have previous experience of; enjoy by anticipation.
- (transitive) To taste before another.
1667, John Milton, Paradise lost:
- [...] foretast'd fruit, Profan'd first by the serpent [...]
to taste beforehand
to enjoy by anticipation
to taste before another