2. Verb. (transitive UK dialectal Scotland) To forsake; quit; abandon; desert. ¹
3. Verb. (transitive UK dialectal Scotland) To cast off; scorn. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Forhow
1. to despise [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: despise
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Literary usage of Forhow
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1. A Treatise of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and by John Barnard Byles, George Sharswood (1874)
"447 Where there are several Fiats or Adjudications of Bankruptcy, under which, and forhow much, ..."
2. History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time by Friedrich Ueberweg (1876)
"forhow *• я it possible that things of various natures in combination with each other should •'•"..«• to effect each exquisite accords and beauties, ..."
3. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis ( Bacon (1824)
"... otherwise you fall upon a main rock, that breaketh your argument in pieces; forhow should the birth of an Irishman be tried, or of a Jerseyman? nay, ..."