Definitions for betimesbɪˈtaɪmz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
early; in good time.
occasionally; at times.
Archaic. within a short time; soon.
Origin of betimes:
1275–1325; ME bitimes
in good time
"he awoke betimes that morning"
In good season or time; early, especially in the morning.
In a short time, soon.
Origin: bitimes, from bi + time and adverbial -s.
in good season or time; before it is late; seasonably; early
in a short time; soon; speedily; forth with