Foreby Fore*by", prep. [Fore + by.] Near; hard by; along; past. See {Forby}. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • foreby — variant of forby * * * forebyˈ preposition (Spenser) Same as ↑forby • • • Main Entry: ↑fore …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forby — For*by , adv. & prep. [See {Foreby}.] Near; hard by; along; past. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To tell her if her child went ought forby. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] To the intent that ships may pass along forby all the sides of the city without let.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hospital — noun a) A building designed to diagnose and treat the sick, injured or dying. Usually has a staff of doctors and nurses to aid in the treatment of patients. they spide a goodly castle, plast / Foreby a riuer in a pleasaunt dale, / Which choosing… …   Wiktionary

  • forby — preposition /fəˈbʌɪ/ Besides, as well as, not to mention. Those were the two sonnes of Acrates old / Who meeting earst with Archimago slie, / Foreby that idle strond, of him were told, / That he, wich earst them combatted, was Guyon bold …   Wiktionary

  • Shovel Court —    West out of Wood Street at No.123, in Cripplegate Ward Within (Elmes, 1831).    First mention: Strype, ed. 1720.    Former name: Shovel Alley (O. and M. 1677 Strype, 1755).    Mentioned in will of Thomas Foreby, 1506, as devised by him to the… …   Dictionary of London

  • forbye — /fɔˈbaɪ/ (say faw buy) Chiefly Scottish –preposition 1. close by; near: forbye the stream. 2. besides; not to mention: *There s muckle whusky i the house, / Forbye what s in the keg. –a.b. (banjo) paterson, 1895. –adverb 3. Obsolete also;… …   Australian English dictionary

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