Forspeak

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Forspeak To bewitch.
    • Forspeak To forbid; to prohibit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • forspeak To forbid; prohibit.
    • forspeak To bewitch.
    • forspeak To injure by immoderate praise; affect with the curse of an evil tongue, which brings ill luck upon all objects of its praise.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Forspeak for-spēk′ (Shak.) to forbid, to prohibit:
    • v.t Forspeak for-spēk′ (Scot.) to bewitch.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. for-, + speak,