Definitions

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  • n. The act or process of faring forth; departure.
  • n. A passing away; decease; death; departure.
  • v. Present participle of forthfare.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *forthfaring, equivalent to forthfare +‎ -ing.

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From forthfare +‎ -ing.

Examples

  • I dare you to go over and say, 'I prithee, sir, of thy good will come thou forthfaring with two vagabonds who do quest high and low the land of Nowhere.'

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • None, indeed, were more imbued with the forthfaring spirit than these women, who were leaving, without regret, sheltered, comfortable lives to face hardships and brave dangers without a question.

    A Traveller in War-Time

  • She yielded herself to the witchery of the hour, the sheer delight of forthfaring into the unknown.

    The Dwelling Place of Light — Complete

  • Ninety-nine times out of a hundred the unwonted thing, the president's forthfaring with a stranger who had somehow gained access to the private room during the sacred half-hour, would have made him look up and wonder.

    The Price

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