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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 unaltered."
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 May 2012) :
/pree'pend'/ (by analogy with "append") To prefix or
add to the beginning.
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