Definition of Forhow

1. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To despise; scorn. ¹



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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forhow

forharden
forhare
forhele
forhent
forhents
forhew
forhill
forhold
forhoo
forhooed
forhooie
forhooied
forhooies
forhooing
forhoos
forhow (current term)
forhowed
forhowing
forhows
forhunger
forhush
forinsec
forinsecal
forint
forints
forirk
forisfamiliate
forisfamiliated
forisfamiliates
forisfamiliating

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, ..."

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