Forewit Fore"wit`, n. 1. A leader, or would-be leader, in matters of knowledge or taste. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Nor that the forewits, that would draw the rest unto their liking, always like the best. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

2. Foresight; prudence. [1913 Webster]

Let this forewit guide thy thought. --Southwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • forewit — noun a) Timely knowledge; precaution; foresight. b) One who puts himself forward as a leader in matters of taste or criticism …   Wiktionary

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