fornent prep.
[A.S. for, fore; efen, even]
Opposite to; facing; alongside.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • fornent — /feuhr nent /, prep. Brit. dial. 1. in front of; facing. 2. close to; next to. [1515 25; FORE1 + (A)NENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • ferninst — fer·ninst (fər nĭnstʹ) also for·nent (fər nĕntʹ) prep. Chiefly Midland U.S. Opposite, near to, or against: Their barn is ferninst the house.   [Dialectal fornent, fornenst: fore + anent, anenst(from Middle English. See anent).]   …   Universalium

  • beside — [adv/prep] next to abreast of, adjacent to, adjoining, alongside, aside, a step from, at one’s elbow, at the edge of, at the side of, bordering on, by, cheek by jowl*, close at hand, close to, close upon, connected with, contiguous to, fornent,… …   New thesaurus

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