Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Archaic Worn-out.

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  • adj. worn-out
  • adj. exhausted
  • adj. decayed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Much worn.

Etymologies

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Past participle of forwear ("to wear out"), from Middle English forweren ("to wear out"), from for- +‎ weren. More at for-, wear.

Examples

  • Heartiest Procellaria aequinoctialis forworn stock company Overpass Sandiver cato dionysius

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  • Babylon, ') than he, whosoever it was, that of late hath set forth, to the hurt of christian men, certain rhapsodies and shreds of the old forworn stories, almost forgotten -- had he not (Parker) now lately awakened them out of a dead sleep, and newly sewed them together in one book printed; whose glorious life promiseth not mountains of gold, as that silly heathen woman's (the aforesaid Queen) tomb, but beareth

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

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