Forethink Fore*think", v. t. 1. To think beforehand; to anticipate in the mind; to prognosticate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The soul of every man Prophetically doth forethink thy fall. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To contrive (something) beforehend. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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