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  • n. Alternative form of forbode.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A forbidding; a command forbidding a thing; a prohibition.


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  • This is a perilous trade, covetous, and a 'ticement to murder; for, mark ye, if they that ask this should be evil-given, as Gods forbod, they see who hath this gold and silver: may they not come in the night, break in at their houses, and cut their throats for it?

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 6

  • ¶ Shuld he not do all agaynste gods forbod which wold trim his cap, lettyng his head be vnkempt, and all scabbed?

    The Education of Children


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