Definition of Forbye

1. Adverb. (alternative form of forby) ¹



2. Preposition. (alternative form of forby) ¹

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Definition of Forbye

1. forby [prep] - See also: forby

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forbye

forbodes
forboding
forbodings
forbore
forborne
forbought
forbreak
forbroke
forbruise
forbs
forburn
forburst
forbuy
forbuyer
forby
forbye (current term)
forc'd
forc't
forcarve
forcast
forcasten
forcat
forcats
forcause
force
force-fed
force-feed
force-feed lubricating system
force-feeding
force-feeds

Literary usage of Forbye

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1. Oor Ain Folk: Being Memories of Manse Life in the Mearns and a Crack Aboot by James Inglis (1894)
"An' forbye, no game '11 bide where they have been ; an' indeed they're jist ... Aweel, aweel, there's the 'oo ; but forbye the 'oo an' forbye the mutton, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"forbye, besides, in addition to, over and above. forbye sax mae I sell't awa. ... forbye some new uncommon weapons. —BURNS : Death and Dr. Hornbook. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1859)
"Book-covers which would gladden - pertinent to boot; forbye many other confusions and the heart of our well-known friend in ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1847)
"I ken't there was something gaun on forbye the common. Уе'ге a lucky man, ... There's naebody else stannin' forbye that man ..."

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