Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To charm; bewitch.
  • v. To injure or cause bad luck through immoderate praise or flattery; affect with the curse of an evil tongue, which brings ill luck upon all objects of its praise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To forbid; to prohibit.
  • transitive v. To bewitch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To forbid; prohibit.
  • To bewitch.
  • To injure by immoderate praise; affect with the curse of an evil tongue, which brings ill luck upon all objects of its praise.

Etymologies

From for- +‎ speak. (Wiktionary)

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