- an enemy in war.
Origin of foeman
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Examples from the Web for foeman
Let his honour give us,' with a theatrical gesture, 'a foeman worthy of our steel.'Against Odds
Lawrence L. Lynch
But, all the same, I knew he didnt regard me as a foeman worthy of his steel.
And then, quite suddenly, there seemed to be no foeman to swing at....After a Few Words...
Gordon Randall Garrett
And it were well if they might gather a little host ere their foeman might gather a mickle.Child Christopher
It was evident that he recognised a foeman, worthy of his steel, approaching.The Eagle Cliff
- archaic, or poetic an enemy in war; foe
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