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Definition of the verb Forwear

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verb

  1. [transitive, obsolete] to wear out; spend; waste.

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Google previewThe encyclopædic dictionary. 7 vols. [in 14]. (1884)

by Robert Hunter

[ Forwear.] □ for wcrn en, ' for-wser-nen, rj. f A.P. Jbntynutn; O. Sax. /urtrfrnwa.J To forbid ...

Google previewThe Standard Electrical Dictionary: A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering (1898)

by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

for holding the commutator brushes of a dynamo, which keep them in contact with the commutator, and admit of adjustment by shifting backward and forward of the brushes to compensate forwear. Theyareconnected toand form part of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Popular Fiction (2015)

by Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones

After aparticularly brutal encounter leaves Konrad much theworse forwear, Jimmy simply states that "a restrained response to evil is not moral" (277). But even the most violent momentsof the tale are undercut, or perhaps supported, bya ...

Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

worse forwear, thedrunk. worth abob or two(ofa person) wealthy; (of a thing) valuable. worthy honest and goodnatured, butrather dull. Since around 1944. wotcher !aterm of greeting, of Cockney origin, as in wotcher, cock! 20th ...

Google previewDictionary of Converting (2012)

by M. R. Chamberlain, J. F. Bowler

deposition ofhard chromium forwear resistance before final grinding to atotal indicated runoutof 2 or 3μm. Some specialists claimto grind rollers toeven closer tolerance. A matt ...

Google previewThe Entrepreneur’s Dictionary of Business and Financial Terms (2013)

by Khwaja Masoom

Depreciation:Expense allowance made forwear andtear onan ASSET overits estimated useful life. It is the systematic allocation of the cost ofan asset from the balance sheet to Depreciation Expense on theincomestatement overthe useful ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

onthe tiddly,slaughtered 12drunkasa lord, drunkasa newt, heavydrinker, roaringdrunk13 drunkasapiper, drunkasa skunk, havinghad a few,underthe table14Brahms andLiszt 15 a sheet inthewind, oneoverthe eight,theworse forwear,underthe ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan

Deserter, one To renounce upon oath; to deny upon oath; with the reciprocal pronoun, as to forwear himself, to be perjured, to swear falsely. To FORSWEAR, för-swär. v. n. To swear falsely, to commit perjury. FORSWEARER, för-swär-Ür. s. is ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

Perjure, Forwear. Perjure is now technical and particular ; strictly, it is limited to taking a legal oath falsely : occasionally it is used for forswear. Forswear is general, but somewhat old-fashioned, perjuret (per'igr), n. [< OF. perjure, parjure, F.

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

forwear— fossil «28 • ftr'-woiii', • for-wcre, v.t. [Pref. for-, aod Eng. uvor (q. v.).] To wear completely out. " Tt t frngreo wmn/onoerd aud fal of fen honged." * for- wear -led, • for-wer-led, a. [Pref. for-, and Eng. wearud.] Very weary ; quite exhausted ...

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Video shows what forwear means. To wear out, wear away, exhaust, spend, waste.. Forwear Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of F4O1R1W4E1A1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of FORWEAR

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  • WARFORE

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