Folwe \Fol"we\, v. t. To follow. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • word for word — Meaning Exact repetition of another s words. Origin Goes back to at least 1385 in Chaucer s I could folwe [follow] word for word Virgile . [Good for Chaucer damned if I can – ed] …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • follow — /ˈfɒloʊ / (say foloh) verb (t) 1. to come after in natural sequence, order of time, etc.; succeed. 2. to go or come after; move behind in the same direction: go on ahead and I ll follow you. 3. to accept as a guide or leader; accept the authority …   Australian English dictionary

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