And so forth
Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one, two, three, and so forth. [1913 Webster]

Lucas was Paul's companion, at the leastway from the sixteenth of the Acts forth. --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

From this time forth, I never will speak word. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I repeated the Ave Maria; the inquisitor bad me say forth; I said I was taught no more. --Strype. [1913 Webster]

2. Out, as from a state of concealment, retirement, confinement, nondevelopment, or the like; out into notice or view; as, the plants in spring put forth leaves. [1913 Webster]

When winter past, and summer scarce begun, Invites them forth to labor in the sun. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. Beyond a (certain) boundary; away; abroad; out. [1913 Webster]

I have no mind of feasting forth to-night. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. Throughly; from beginning to end. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{And so forth}, {Back and forth}, {From forth}. See under {And}, {Back}, and {From}.

{Forth of}, {Forth from}, out of. [Obs.] --Shak.

{To bring forth}. See under {Bring}. [1913 Webster]


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