from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Variant of forejudge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To exclude, oust, or dispossess by a judgement; prohibit (from).
- v. To condemn judicially (to a penalty).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To judge wrongfully.
- To deprive by judicial sentence.
- Hence In law, to expel from a court for mal-practice or non-appearance.
From Middle English forjugen; in sense 1, from Old French fourjugier ("to judge illegally, dispossess"); in sense 2, from Middle English for- + jugen ("to judge"), equivalent to for- + judge. Compare fordeem. (Wiktionary)