[fawr-ey, for-ey] /ˈfɔr eɪ, ˈfɒr eɪ/
a quick raid, usually for the purpose of taking plunder:
Vikings made a foray on the port.
a quick, sudden attack:
The defenders made a foray outside the walls.
an initial venture:
a successful foray into politics.
verb (used without object)
to make a raid; pillage; maraud.
to invade or make one’s way, as for profit or adventure:
foreign industries foraying into U.S. markets.
verb (used with object)
to ravage in search of plunder; pillage.
a short raid or incursion
a first attempt or new undertaking
to raid or ravage (a town, district, etc)
late 14c., Scottish, from the verb (14c.), perhaps a back-formation of Middle English forreyer “raider, forager” (mid-14c.), from Old French forrier, from forrer “to forage” (see forage (n.)). Disused by 18c.; revived by Scott.
[fawrb] /fɔrb/ noun 1. any herb that is not a grass or grasslike. /fɔːb/ noun 1. any herbaceous plant that is not a grass n. 1924, from Greek phorbe “fodder, forage.” forb (fôrb) A broad-leaved herb (as opposed to a grass), especially one growing in a field, prairie, or meadow.
[fer-bid, fawr-] /fərˈbɪd, fɔr-/ verb (used with object), forbade or forbad or forbid, forbidden or forbid, forbidding. 1. to command (a person) not to do something, have something, etc., or not to enter some place: to forbid him entry to the house. 2. to prohibit (something); make a rule or law against: to forbid the […]
[fer-bad, -beyd, fawr-] /fərˈbæd, -ˈbeɪd, fɔr-/ verb 1. a simple past tense of . [fer-bid, fawr-] /fərˈbɪd, fɔr-/ verb (used with object), forbade or forbad or forbid, forbidden or forbid, forbidding. 1. to command (a person) not to do something, have something, etc., or not to enter some place: to forbid him entry to the […]
- For beans
adverb for anything; under any circumstances Examples I would not go to that event for beans. I can’t do that for beans!