Definition of Forlorns

1. forlorn [n] - See also: forlorn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forlorns

forlie
forlighten
forlive
forlong
forloppin
forlore
forlorn
forlorn hope
forlorn hopes
forlorner
forlornest
forlornity
forlornly
forlornness
forlornnesses
forlorns (current term)
form
form'd
form-only(a)
form division
form factor
form factors
form family
form feed
form genera
form genus
form letter
form of government

Literary usage of Forlorns

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1. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1846)
"In pursuance hereof, we also advise and order, that you be very careful in your marches in or near the enemy's country, by keeping out scouts and forlorns ..."

2. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"Such was the singular address of these two gentlemen, that the first notice to the garrison was the forlorns plunging into the canai. ..."

3. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1846)
"In pursuance hereof, we also advise and order, that you be very careful in your marches in or near the enemy's country, by keeping out scouts and forlorns ..."

4. Drake and the Tudor Navy: With a History of the Rise of England as a by Julian Stafford Corbett (1898)
"As the light grew it was soon evident to the main force, as from the edge of the cliff they watched the progress of the forlorns in the street below, ..."

5. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). Governor (1801-1804 : Clinton), New York (State). State Historian (1901)
"forlorns. but was thrown out by the alteration of the disposition of the battle. cc_- ducted himself perfectly soldier-like. The whole of the officers ..."

6. Colonial Prose and Poetry by William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells (1903)
"... and also to be as scouts and forlorns to the English ; for the Indians generally excel in a quick and strong sight for the discovery of any thing ..."

7. The Witchcraft Delusion in New England: Its Rise, Progress, and Termination by Cotton Mather, Robert Calef (1866)
"... of our afflicted forlorns! And, Who can certainly fay, what other Degrees or Methods of finning, ..."

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