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Definitiona preceding occurrence; or anything that precedes something
- Mothers found strange men calling on their daughters, men who came without letters of introduction and whose antecedents were unknown.2.12 (7% in)
- They were gay, wealthy people, very much like Rhett's New Orleans friends, elegant of dress, free with their money, vague as to their antecedents.5.49 (28% in)
There are no more uses of "antecedent" in Gone with the Wind.
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