Origin of forby
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Examples from the Web for forbye
Dinna shout so, man—I have ears to hear, Forbye ye irritate Wullie.Bob, Son of Battle
And forbye that, there was a wee bit mud on the floor and a tacket mark in that!Simon
J. Storer Clouston
And, forbye, I doobt I wadna be that sair content wi' her noo gin I had her.Robert Falconer
Forbye, I was too busy keepin' doon the man frae Ardentinny.
Forbye, a fitba' match doesna improve the mind; it's only sport.
- besides; in addition (to)
- obsolete near; nearby
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