Afore is defined as before, or something done previously.
Something that was mentioned previously is an example of afore.
Now Dial. before
Origin of aforeMiddle English afore, aforn from Old English onforan, before: see a- and fore
conjunctionSouthern & Midland US
Origin of aforeMiddle English from Old English onforan on at ; see on . foran before ( from fore ; see fore . )
Middle English afore, aforn, from Old English onforan or ætforan. (a- + fore)