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 Prepense (2 syl.).Presbyterian. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Prepos’terous
 
means “the cart before the horse.” (Latin, prœ posterus, the first last and the last first.)   1
 


 Prepense (2 syl.).Presbyterian. 

 
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