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.
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.