foregift

[fawr-gift, fohr-]

noun British.

an advance payment or premium paid by a tenant on taking or renewing a lease.

Nearby words

  1. forefend,
  2. forefinger,
  3. forefoot,
  4. forefront,
  5. foregather,
  6. foreglimpse,
  7. forego,
  8. foregoing,
  9. foregone,
  10. foregone conclusion

Origin of foregift

First recorded in 1735–45; fore- + gift

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