from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Variant of forgather.
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- v. Alternative spelling of forgather.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. Same as forgather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See forgather.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. collect in one place
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Would Heaven I knew79 if I shall live, O my son, to see thee by my side and if we shall ever again foregather as we were.
"One wonders a little how far he and his sister-in-law will 'foregather' when he returns.
Will they lead us to a bear's den, or where the deer foregather, or break for us great bones that we come at their marrow?
It seems that he, the steward, and the two sail-makers foregather each evening in the cook's room -- all being Asiatics -- where they talk over ship's gossip.
Confronted by an engineering problem on the job, they would foregather with “the old man,” conversing about—well, nothing in particular, until he would get to his feet and say, “You know what to do, go ahead and do it,” and walk away.
It was the signal for everyone else to go and dress too, leaving the pair of them to each other's company, to foregather presently in the drawing-room where they admired the plain gold rings the happy couple had exchanged.
I must conceal our packages in the summer-house, and tomorrow night, when the frenzy was at its customary height, we'd foregather at midnight by the back gate and be off.
Other venues for practice were Daffy's Club, held at Tom Belcher's at the Castle Tavern, Holborn, a place recorded in "The London Spy"; and the Pugilistic Society, mentioned by Byron, which held its first meeting at the Thatched House Tavern on May 22nd, 1814, while exponents as Gregson and Gully, Broughton and Slack were wont to foregather at Limmer's Hotel and meet there patrons and pupils there.
Serpents shall foregather with a man who shall abide with her two years; then shall he return from her and come forth to the surface of the earth, and when he entereth the Hammam bath his belly will become black.
Quoth he, “O my lady, I will never quit thee till I foregather with my wife or lose my life!”
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