Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To lay down beforehand
  • v. To waylay
  • v. To plan, contrive in advance
  • v. Simple past of forelie.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To lay down beforehand.
  • transitive v. To waylay. See Forlay.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To contrive in advance.
  • See forlay.

Etymologies

fore- +‎ lay (Wiktionary)

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