Forspeak
Forspeak For*speak", v. t. [Pref. for- + speak.] 1. To forbid; to prohibit. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To bewitch. [Obs.] --Drayton. [1913 Webster]


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  • forspeak — fə(r)ˈspēk transitive verb Etymology: Middle English forspeken to cast a bad spell over, speak evil of, from Old English forspecan, forsprecan to speak in vain, deny, denounce, from for + specan, sprecan to speak more at speak 1. now dialect… …   Useful english dictionary

  • forspeak — v. a. == speak against. Ps. xliii. 17 …   Oldest English Words

  • forspeak — for·speak …   English syllables

  • Forespeak — Fore*speak , v. t. [Obs.] See {Forspeak}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • for|spo|ken — «fr SPOH kuhn», verb. a past participle of forspeak …   Useful english dictionary

  • for|spoke — «fr SPOHK», verb. past tense and a past participle of forspeak …   Useful english dictionary

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