from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An entrance gate.


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  • They sighted steel from the towers, a good way off then, but by now they must be in the castle foregate.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Uncle Zubana and Marasa pulled me in the blue cart up to the foregate of the Court of Tranquil Waters.


  • I had no way to get word to the king, or to Lame and Chunner, who waited for me at the foregate of the palace with a rented cart.


  • The Fortune of the City came to the foregate of every palace, where he was welcomed joyously and given gifts to persuade him to tarry for a year; the Misfortune came to the hindgate and demanded tribute for the favor of staying away.


  • I entered the palace of Arthygater Katharos by the foregate, which I had never done before.


  • In the 1200s the courtyard was made at least about sixty feet longer and a massive defensive tower and a sort of foregate were added.

    The Trojan War


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