from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To be slow or tardy; to slow down.
- v. To slow, hinder, delay, impede.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make slow; to hinder; to obstruct. [Obs.] See forslow, v. t.
- intransitive v. To loiter. Same as forslow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See forslow.
Would Heaven, my son, Death mote his doom foreslow!
I cried the while his case took speech and said: -- * Would Heaven, my son, Death mote his doom foreslow!
When the couple recovered, the Princess fell to kissing his hands and feet and wiping with her kerchief the sweat from his brow and saying to him, "O my lord, and the light of mine eyes, may none thy hand ever foreslow nor exult over thee any foe," till he had recovered his right senses and had regained his strength.
I watch the flowery stars which frighten me; * While cark and care mine every night foreslow.
"O thou wine-comrade languor cease to show; * Hand me the morning draught and ne'er foreslow;