Definition of Forelays

1. forelay [v] - See also: forelay



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forelays

foreknower
foreknowing
foreknowingly
foreknowledge
foreknowledges
foreknown
foreknows
forel
foreladies
forelady
forelaid
forelain
foreland
forelands
forelay
forelays (current term)
forelead
foreleader
foreleaders
foreleg
forelegs
forelend
forelends
forelent
forelie
forelies
forelift
forelifted
forelifting
forelifts

Literary usage of Forelays

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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. ..."

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