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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Or \Or\, prep. & adv. [AS. ?r ere, before. [root]204. See Ere,
prep. & adv.]
Ere; before; sooner than. [Obs.]
But natheless, while I have time and space,
Or that I forther in this tale pace. --Chaucer.
Or ever, Or ere. See under Ever, and Ere.