Forsay

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Forsay To forbid; to renounce; to forsake; to deny.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • forsay To forbid; renounce.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Forsay for-sā′ (Spens.) to forbid, to renounce.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. forsecgan, to accuse; pref. for-, + secgan, to say
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. forsecganfor, against, secgan, to say.

Usage

In literature:

The same lord did then also forsaye / that not a few shuld fall from the truithe known.
"A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful" by Peter Martyr
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