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  • verb Present participle of forgather.


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  • The _Rhode Island_ was to be in port at the New York Navy Yard, and this meant the forgathering of all who were nearest and dearest to Peggy and

    Peggy Stewart at School

  • It was Easter Monday, and at nine, as it chanced, she was to go out under the escortage of Charles Gardiner West to some forgathering of youth and beauty.


  • 'And as to the forgathering, ask Father Roubeau here: he performed the ceremony.'

    The Son of the Wolf

  • The steerage passengers were not a little surprised to note the forgathering of a first-class passenger with this odd reserved person

    The Road to Mandalay A Tale of Burma

  • Alice had for the pretty, silly, half-educated daughters; but as to the valet -- Pooh! pooh! the poor fellow had been out of the way all this time -- whatever he had done had been in the dark, ages long ago, before Bridgefield knew its mistress; he was a foreigner, and that was enough to prevent him from forgathering with the English.

    Nuttie's Father

  • The folk here are what they ca 'Cabyles, a douce set, not forgathering with Arabs nor wi' Moors.

    A Modern Telemachus

  • "By Allah, O my lord, my aim is to bring about forgathering between you, though I lose that which my right hand possesseth."

    Arabian nights. English

  • But when the Prince knew that the wayfarer was her sire who was travelling to seek him, he rejoiced in the glad tidings of forgathering with the damsel and on the morning of the second day all marched off together and made for the Merchant's city.

    Arabian nights. English

  • The Wazir answered, "Yes, O my lord, the news hath become manifest and 'tis certified to me that this is a private matter; and had not the Creator favoured me by forgathering with the young lady in her substance and accidence and had I not met her at a term not appointed, I should have been done to die."

    Arabian nights. English

  • But 'tis known to thee, O our lord the King, that boys 'wits be short after the measure of their age, and that they love naught save play and forgathering in the streets and quarter.

    Arabian nights. English


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