Definition of Forhent

1. to overtake [v FORHENT, FORHENTING, FORHENTS] - See also: overtake



Lexicographical Neighbors of Forhent

forgottenness
forgottens
forgraith
forgraithing
forgrow
forguilt
forhaile
forhailed
forhailes
forhale
forhang
forhard
forharden
forhare
forhele
forhent (current term)
forhents
forhew
forhill
forhold
forhoo
forhooed
forhooie
forhooied
forhooies
forhooing
forhoos
forhow
forhowed
forhowing

Literary usage of Forhent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"... and the whole fleet arrived in the firth forhent Leith the third day of May, and landed at the New Haven about xx thousand men, with great artillery and ..."

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