Definitions

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  • adv. Forward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Forward.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Forward.

Etymologies

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From Middle English forthward, forthwardes, from Old English forþweard ("forward, tending forward, continual"), from Proto-Germanic *furþa- (“forth-”), *warþaz (“turned”), equivalent to forth- +‎ -ward. Cognate with Old Saxon forþwerd, forþwerdes, forþwardes ("forthward").

Examples

  • I shall leave my home, and forthward wander stoutly to the northward

    The Man from Snowy River

  • Betrayed by Judas in the garden, denied by Peter before the cock crew, crucified between thieves, and mourned for by a harlot, and then sent bound and bare, nothing changed, nothing altered, in Thy ignominious plight, forthward in the world's van the glory and symbol of a man's new idea -- Pity.

    Confessions of a Young Man

  • We decided to help the city and put forthward a clearer message.

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