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fordo

[ fawr-doo ]
/ fɔrˈdu /
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verb (used with object), for·did, for·done, for·do·ing.Archaic.
to do away with; kill; destroy.
to ruin; undo.
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Origin of fordo

before 900; Middle English fordon,Old English fordōn (see fore-, do1); cognate with Dutch verdoen,Old High German fartuon
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fordo

foredo

/ (fɔːˈduː) /

verb -does, -doing, -did or -done (tr) archaic
to destroy
to exhaust

Word Origin for fordo

Old English fordōn; related to Old Saxon fardōn, Old High German fartuon, Dutch verdoen; see for-, do 1
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