forgather

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v forgather collect in one place "We assembled in the church basement","Let's gather in the dining room"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Forgather To convene; to gossip; to meet accidentally. "Within that circle he forgathered with many a fool."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • forgather To meet; convene.
    • forgather To become intimately acquainted (with); take up (with).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Forgather for-gath′er (Scot.) to meet, to take up company with.
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Usage

In literature:

But I'll give the benefit of my opinions to Lady Whitecross when we two forgather.
"Lay Morals and Other Papers" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It's strange ye should forgather there tae!
"Weir of Hermiston an unfinished romance" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Bend o' the Brae was the favourite stance of the bodies: here they forgathered every day to pass judgment on the town's affairs.
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
In the course of the evening he forgathered with D'Orsay.
"As We Sweep Through The Deep" by Gordon Stables
Fools are fond o' a' they forgather wi'.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
And yet, although he loved best to forgather with those of his own sex, woman meant much for him!
"The Martian" by George Du Maurier
So it is curious they should forgather after death.
"Border Ghost Stories" by Howard Pease
Yet he was merry enough when at nights they forgathered around the fire and told their respective tales of vain searching.
"Colorado Jim" by George Goodchild
They did not forgather with the Indians.
"The Cariboo Trail" by Agnes C. Laut
Only the riff-raff of the natives forgathered with the riotous crew.
"Pioneers of the Pacific Coast" by Agnes C. Laut
There it was that the party chiefs were wont to forgather.
"The Day of Sir John Macdonald" by Joseph Pope
He and Yank had found much in common, and forgathered of evenings before our campfire.
"Gold" by Stewart White
It's strange ye should forgather there tae!
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
How did you come to forgather with these creatures?
"A Day's Ride A Life's Romance" by Charles James Lever
I'm sorry I left them, seein I hae forgathered wi' ithers wha dinna appreciate fully my motives.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
They were the most shameless dogs I ever forgathered with.
"Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. II (of II)" by Edmund Downey Charles James Lever
About an hour after that the two guards forgathered to compare notes.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 21" by Alexander Leighton
Well, we have forgathered.
"A Safety Match" by Ian Hay
Its signboard, indeed, was painted by two R.A.s, a fact eloquent of the kind of "wild-fowl" which forgathers at Wargrave.
"The Thames" by G. E. Mitton
It's lang sin we hae forgathered the gither.
"Inchbracken" by Robert Cleland
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In science:

The key observation is that canals with short access times are also characterized by small variances of correlations, therefore being forgathered proximate to the center of the figure displayed in Fig. 8, no matter which city district they belong to.
Sestieri of Venice
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