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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of foregather.

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Examples

  • When Nur al-Din foregathered with his mother and father, they were gladdened in each other with the utmost gladness and care and affliction ceased from them, whilst his parents joyed no less in the Princess Miriam and honoured her with the highmost honour.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Skolkz, a Toyaat Indian of the Yukon, who journeyed down in his youth to the Great Delta where dwell the Innuits, and where he foregathered with a woman remembered as Olillie.

    THE STORY OF JEES UCK

  • There was a club in those days in Papeete, where the pearlers, traders, captains, and South Sea adventurers foregathered.

    THE HEATHEN

  • You remember when we foregathered on the Tanana, four years come next ice-run?

    THE WHITE SILENCE

  • By her lights she was his wife, and had been from the day they first foregathered.

    THE GOD OF HIS FATHERS

  • This touching scene will, of course, be enacted only after the Prefects of the provincial councils (erstwhile Member States, that is) have foregathered in The Hall of Mirrors at Versailles and, like the ancient Saxon Witangemot, duly chosen Smuggo as our new Monarch.

    An Imperial Progress?

  • Decker tells those foregathered that he knows things about Mrs Gifford "that I have no right to know."

    β€œIt was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”

  • All those bound south and west must have halted and foregathered again here to take counsel after the failure of the bishops 'endeavours for peace, and see how best to take advantage of the time, before their enemies forestalled them.

    A River So Long

  • Be that as it may, the former foregathered at the Guildhall last Saturday night to decide, well, whose yacht is the supermost I should think.

    British Superwine Selection

  • You know, I have no doubt that many of the foregathered still believe that I asked you to sign on with . . . that blog I run . . . simply to add a respectable face to an otherwise contemptible enterprise, but I did so expecting your contributions to be generally magnificent.

    Behind the Blog

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