Definition of Forereached

1. Verb. (past of forereach) ¹



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Definition of Forereached

1. forereach [v] - See also: forereach

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forereached

forepossessed
foreprize
foreprized
foreprizes
foreprizing
forepromised
forequarter
forequarter amputation
forequarters
forequoted
foreran
forerank
foreranks
forereach
forereached (current term)
forereaches
forereaching
foreread
forereads
forerecited
foreremembered
forerib
forerider
foreriders
foreright
forerun
forerunner
forerunners
forerunning

Literary usage of Forereached

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1. Logs of the Great Sea Fights, 1794-1805 by Thomas Sturges Jackson (1899)
"... her about 20 minutes she kept edging down ; we edged down also, but forereached ahead of her—we forereached so much upon her that we could not bring our ..."

2. The Yachting and rowing calendar, ed. by Argonaut edited by Edwin Dampier Brickwood (1866)
"The Egeria forereached the Pantomime very fast as they stood over for Eyde ... The Egeria, as before, forereached the Pantomime, but the latter laid much ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"... were running at the rate of six or seven miles an hour; but the S tella had evidently the advantage of sailing, and forereached upon her opponent. ..."

4. The Naval War of 1812 by Theodore Roosevelt (1882)
"... his ship possessed in her superior speed most skilfully, always endeavoring to run across his adversary's bows and rake him when he had forereached, ..."

5. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783 by Alfred Thayer Mahan (1890)
"Seven ships had forereached in rounding to,1 and now formed an irregular group ahead of the English van, as well as far from it, where they were of little ..."

6. History of the American Privateers, and Letters-of-marque: During Our War by George Coggeshall (1856)
"We luffed to windward, and forereached on her. In this action we had six men killed and sixteen wounded, and all the halyards of the headsails shot away, ..."

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