Definitions

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  • n. A front tooth.

Etymologies

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fore- +‎ tooth

Examples

  • That this point might be cleared up, the tomb was opened in 1832 in the presence of the Dean, and there the king was found in perfect preservation, and bearing a close resemblance to the effigy on the monument -- "the nose elevated, the beard thick and matted, and of a deep russet colour, and the jaws perfect, with all the teeth in them, except one foretooth."

    The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].

  • The true definition of a mayhem is such a hurt whereby a man is rendered less able in fighting, so that cutting off or disabling a man's hand, striking out his eye, or foretooth, were mayhems at Common Law.

    Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed

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