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From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
[by analogy with ?append?] To prefix. As with ?append? (but not ?prefix? or
?suffix? as a verb), the direct object is always the thing being added and
not the original word (or character string, or whatever). ?If you prepend a
semicolon to the line, the translation routine will pass it through
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (26 July 2010) :
/pree'pend'/ (by analogy with "append") To prefix or
add to the beginning.
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