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[ fawr-bahy ]
/ fɔrˈbaɪ /
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preposition, adverb Chiefly Scot.
close by; near.
besides.
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Origin of forby

First recorded in 1200–50; Middle English forbi “past in space or time,” from for- “fore-” + by; see fore1, by
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forby

forbye

/ (fɔːˈbaɪ, Scottish fərˈbaɪ) /

preposition, adverb Scot
besides; in addition (to)
obsolete near; nearby
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