Definition of Forepast

1. a. Bygone.



Definition of Forepast

1. Adjective. (obsolete) That has passed; bygone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forepast

1. already in the past [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forepast

forensick
forensics
foreordain
foreordained
foreordaining
foreordains
foreordinate
foreordinated
foreordinates
foreordinating
foreordination
foreordinations
forepart
foreparts
forepast (current term)
forepaw
forepaws
forepeak
forepeaks
forepeople
foreperson
forepersons
foreplan
foreplane
foreplanes
foreplans
foreplays

Literary usage of Forepast

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1. English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) by John Matthews Manly (1916)
"But who had seen him, sobbing how he stood 3 23 Unto himself, and how he would bemoan His youth forepast, as though it wrought him good To talk of youth, ..."

2. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... pilot, old in rust of sin ; Which to God's spotless Lamb, might not be won. Naught profited them hath Baal, in time forepast, Astarte, Adonai, ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Jackson, D.D. ...: Sometime President of Corpus Christi by Thomas Jackson (1844)
"Our knowledge of matters forepast by the former means, (though popes themselves be the relators, unless their relation be cathedral,) as hath been proved, ..."

4. English Poems by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1909)
"But and the cruel Fates so fixed be That time forepast cannot return again, This one request of Jove yet prayed he: 150 That in such withered plight and ..."

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