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  • adv. Obsolete form of forby.

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  • adv. See forby.

Etymologies

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forth +‎ by

Examples

  • And so he came into a church where an image of our blessed Lady stood in a chapel by tbe door as he entered, and passed forthby without any salutation to our Lady, and went forth to every altar and made his prayers to all the saints in the church, each after other, and returned again by the same image without any saluting to her.

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  • After this, as the apostle was in the city of Nice, the citizens said to him that there were seven devils without the city, by the highway, which slew all them that passed forthby.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 2

  • Based on the results of the GMAC and ResCapoffers to date, GMAC would not obtain a sufficient amount of total regulatory capital in connection with the GMAC and ResCap offers to meet the requirements set forthby the Federal Reserve for GMAC to become a bank holding company under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the "BHC Act").

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