Definition of Forebye
1. forby [prep] - See also: forby
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forebye
Literary usage of Forebye
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, Helen Child Sargent (1904)
"... aside. forbye, forebye, f orby, besides. force, no, no matter. forces: for a' her father's forces, 620, n, in spite of all her father could do (? ..."
2. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"Or will ye gae to a table forebye, And birl baith beer and wine ? * " I winna gang to the cards nor dice, Nor to a tavern fine; But I will gang to a table ..."
3. Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland: Hitherto Unpublished by Peter Buchan (1828)
"Or will ye gae to a -table forebye, And birl baith beer and wine ? I winna gang to the cards nor dice, Nor to a tavern fine; But I will gang to a table ..."