noun see foray I

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  • Forayer — For ay*er (? or ?), n. One who makes or joins in a foray. [1913 Webster] They might not choose the lowland road, For the Merse forayers were abroad. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forayer — foray ► NOUN 1) a sudden attack or incursion into enemy territory. 2) a brief but spirited attempt to become involved in a new activity. ► VERB ▪ make or go on a foray. DERIVATIVES forayer noun. ORIGIN from Old French forrier forager …   English terms dictionary

  • forayer — for·ay·er …   English syllables

  • forayer — /ˈfɒreɪə/ (say forayuh), /fɔˈreɪə/ (say faw rayuh) noun a marauder. {Middle English forreier, from Old French forrier forager} …   Australian English dictionary

  • forayer — āə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English forrayer, from forrayen + er 1. : one that makes or joins in a foray 2. obsolete : one that goes before : harbinger …   Useful english dictionary

  • foray — forayer, n. /fawr ay, for ay/, n. 1. a quick raid, usually for the purpose of taking plunder: Vikings made a foray on the port. 2. a quick, sudden attack: The defenders made a foray outside the walls. 3. an initial venture: a successful foray… …   Universalium

  • foray — [ fɒreɪ] noun 1》 a sudden attack or raid into enemy territory. 2》 a brief but spirited attempt to become involved in a new activity. verb make or go on a foray. Derivatives forayer noun Origin ME: back form. from forayer a person who forays ,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • foray — I. verb Etymology: Middle English forrayen, from Anglo French forreyer, foreer, probably back formation from *forrier, *forreour forager, raider, from fuerre, foer provender more at forage Date: 14th century transitive verb archaic to ravage in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of mycology journals — The following is a list of journals and magazines in the field of mycology:British journals and magazines* Field Mycology * The Forayer …   Wikipedia

  • PKNA Main Characters — This is a list of the main characters depicted in the Paperinik s New Adventures (PKNA) comic book.PaperinikFirst Appearance: PKNA #0/0.The superhero, and main character of PKNA. He is often called PK for short, and is the secret identity of… …   Wikipedia

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