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[fawr-sooth] /fɔrˈsuθ/

adverb, Archaic.
(now used in derision or to express disbelief) in truth; in fact; indeed.
(archaic) in truth; indeed

Old English forsoð “indeed, verily,” from for-, perhaps here with intensive force (or else the whole might be “for a truth”), + soð “truth” (see sooth).


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