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- n. Plural form of forenight.
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We sat through the long winter forenights, counting stitches, in the old gray house at Burnfoot, under the Scottish moors.
The roof had not been thatched two days before the rain set in; but now they could work quite comfortably inside; and as the space was small, and the forenights were long, they had it quite finished before the end of
Annie which had naturally devolved upon him, although there was now comparatively little occasion for its exercise; and Mrs Forbes, finding herself lonely in her parlour during the long _forenights_, got into the habit of sending Mary at least three times a week to fetch her.
The sun set now between two and three o'clock, and there were long forenights to favour the plot.
"There's many a lilting laugh hidden in the ears o 'this old tree, for here it was the cailleachs cam' tae spin in the long summer forenights, when everybody left their hames and took their beasts tae the hill for the summer.