Definition of Forelays
1. forelay [v] - See also: forelay
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forelays
Literary usage of Forelays
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... thief forelays a traveller : The man lies murder'd, while the thief and snake, One gains the thickets, ..."
2. Palamon and Arcite: Or, The Knight's Tale, from Chaucer by John Dryden, Geoffrey Chaucer, May Estelle Cook (1898)
"485-96. A somewhat unfair argument, since the fact that man is capable of higher forms of pleasure than the beast is left out of the account. 493. forelays. ..."