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  • n. Plural form of forenoon.


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  • They did not know, and he never told them, of the rabbits he had killed, of the quail, young and old, he had captured and devoured, of the farmers 'chicken-roosts he had raided, nor of the cave-lair he had made and carpeted with dry leaves and grasses and in which he had slept in warmth and comfort through the forenoons of many days.

    When the World Was Young

  • The afternoons and early evenings he gave to the one, the nights to the other; the forenoons and parts of the nights were devoted to sleep for the twain.

    When the World Was Young

  • What thoughts ran through Dutch's head on placid forenoons, when the river was an unbroken swell through his clip-on shades -- only to be disturbed by the first busload of day-trippers bursting out of the forest?

    'His Name's Dutch Reagan'

  • Module 3 takes place after about three months for two successive forenoons, the theme being “Managing Stress, Communication and Counselling.”

    The Indian concept of leadership is based on the ‘Rajarshi’ model

  • She passed “long mornings” with them — the most dreary and serious of forenoons.

    Vanity Fair

  • He plays pool at the billiard-houses, and may be seen engaged at cards and dominoes of forenoons.

    The Book of Snobs

  • The petticoat, camisole, and curl-papers were her morning costume, in which, of forenoons, she had always been accustomed to 'go her household ways' in her own country.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • He had engaged another stenographer, and was now dictating, forenoons, his own views on the subject — views coordinated with those of Mr. Greenwood, whom he liberally quoted, but embellished and decorated in his own gay manner.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • Guests — there were usually guests — might suit their convenience in this matter — also as to the forenoons.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • In Egypt the summer nights and mornings are, generally speaking, pleasant, but the forenoons are sultry, and the afternoons are serious.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah


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