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[fawr-gath -er, fohr-] /fɔrˈgæð ər, foʊr-/
verb (used without object)
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  • At the Café Scheidl, in the Wallfischgasse, foregather the governmental coterie, the army officers and burgomasters.

    Europe After 8:15 H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
  • And with which party do you foregather, my gay cock o' the woods?

    The Reckoning Robert W. Chambers
  • In off-hours, particularly in the evenings, you can foregather there for cards, yarns or reading.

    The Armed Forces Officer U. S. Department of Defense
  • We shall see it again, and foregather this time at the "Angel."

    Through East Anglia in a Motor Car J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent
  • The device pleased Ruberto and going thither frequently, he was whiles able to foregather with her and whiles not.

  • It was the custom to foregather at Mrs. Mowbray's home in the evening.

    The Triumph of John Kars Ridgwell Cullum
  • She was pleasantly excited; she knew he had many northern correspondents, with whom he must naturally be anxious to foregather.

  • Our Highlanders, when they come out, will foregather with them, as mountaineers always do with each other.

  • We'll foregather to-morrow, if this enviable stroke leaves us a spare moment in the bank.

    Some Persons Unknown E. W. Hornung
  • After the great storm, castaways from the shipwreck were to foregather in Switzerland, near Soleure.

    Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig
British Dictionary definitions for foregather


verb (intransitive)
to gather together; assemble
(rare) to meet, esp unexpectedly
(foll by with) to socialize
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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