forefend

[fawr-fend, fohr-]
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Historical Examples of forefend

  • Forefend me from a man who weighs every expression with Scotch prudence.

  • Everything to forefend against a day of stress or trial had been done, even to instilling courage into youthful hearts.

    Wells Brothers

    Andy Adams

  • But every one finds himself asking by what means it would be possible to forefend some of these evils.

    Village Life in China

    Arthur H. Smith


British Dictionary definitions for forefend

forefend

verb
  1. (tr) a variant spelling of forfend
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