Forewot
Forewite Fore*wite", v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.] [Written also {forwete}.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Forewot — Fore*wot , pres. indic., 1st & 3d pers. sing. of {Forewite}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forewiste — Forewite Fore*wite , v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forewisten — Forewite Fore*wite , v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forewite — Fore*wite , v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.] [Written also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forewiten — Forewite Fore*wite , v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forewiting — Forewite Fore*wite , v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Forewost — Forewite Fore*wite , v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forwete — Forewite Fore*wite , v. t. [pres. indic. sing., 1st & 3d pers. {Forewot}, 2d person {Forewost}, pl. {Forewiten}; imp. sing. {Forewiste}, pl. {Forewisten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Forewiting}.] [AS. forewitan. See {Wit} to know.] To foreknow. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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