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fór

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Wright's OE grammar
§559; §649;
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the action of going
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  • Hé wæs unáblinnendlíce on fóre geseted

    he was incessantly travelling,

      Hml. S. 23 b, 156.
  • On fóre uehictilo (ad praediolium suum basternae

    uehiculo

    properabant,
      Aid. 67, 28), An. Ox. 4742.
  • Fóre uehiculo (spreto basternae uehiculo, Aid. 58, 28. In An. Ox. 4164

    the word is glossed by

    færelde),
      Wrt. Voc. ii. 84, 74.
a journey
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  • Gif þé fór (foor, v.l.) gelimpe on Gallia mǽgðe

    si contingat ut ad Galliarum provinciam transeas,

      Bd. I. 27; Sch. 74, 9.
  • Fóre bóc

    itinerarium,

      Hpt. Gl. 454, 19.
  • Swá hwylc preóst swá farende byð

    (iter facial), and hine man on his fóre (in itinere ejus) fulwihtes biddeð, and hé wyrne for ofste his fóre (itineris )

    .
      Ll. Th. ii. 138, 19-21.
  • Be ciépemonna fóre uppe on londe, i. 118, ll : 82, 15.
  • Cóm hé tó Róme . . . hé oft ǽr on þǽre fóre wæs,

      Bd. 4, 18; Sch. 436, 12.
  • Hé wæs on sumre fóre ealle þrý dagas,

      Bl. H. 217, 17.
an expedition of armed persons,
march of an army
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  • Hé wæs hergende and bærnende þætte Cartainense mehton geseón of heora byrg ꝥ fýr and þone teónan, þonne hió on fóre wǽron,

      Ors. 4, 5 ; S. 168, 35.
  • Be þǽre wídgalnisse his

    (Alexander's)

    síðfata and his fóra þe hé geond middangeard férde,
      Nar. I. 7.
of private war
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  • Sé þe on þǽre fóre wǽre þǽr mon monnan ofslóge, getriówe hine þæs sleges, and þá fóre gebéte,

      Ll. Th. i. 122, 16: 74, 7 note.
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. fore. O.H.Ger. fuora profectio.]
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v. út-, weg-fór.
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