[verb fawr-doom, fohr-; noun fawr-doom, fohr-] /verb fɔrˈdum, foʊr-; noun ˈfɔrˌdum, ˈfoʊr-/
verb (used with object)
to beforehand; destine.
Archaic. a ordained beforehand; destiny.
(transitive) to doom or condemn beforehand
noun 1. the front outer edge of a book, opposite the bound edge. noun 1. the outer edge of the pages of a book
- Fore-edge painting
[fawr-ej, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌɛdʒ, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. a technique of painting a picture on the fore edge of a book, often in such a manner that only when the pages are slightly fanned the picture is revealed.
[fawr-feys, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌfeɪs, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. the area of the head that is in front of the eyes: applied especially to four-legged mammals.
[fawr-fah-th er, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌfɑ ðər, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. an ancestor. /ˈfɔːˌfɑːðə/ noun 1. an ancestor, esp a male n. “ancestor,” c.1300, from fore- + father (n.); perhaps directly from Old Norse forfaðir.