- to predict; foretell.
- to ask for or claim in advance.
Origin of forespeak
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Examples from the Web for forespeak
She stood at the pier-head and as they passed poured a cup of ale into the sea, to forespeak good luck for the fleet.Jan Vedder's Wife
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
- to predict; foresee
- to arrange or speak of in advance
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