forgather

[ fawr-gath-er ]
/ fɔrˈgæð ər /

verb (used without object)

to gather together; convene; assemble.
to encounter someone, especially by chance.

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Origin of forgather

First recorded in 1505–15; for- + gather

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British Dictionary definitions for forgather

forgather
/ (fɔːˈɡæðə) /

verb

a variant spelling of foregather
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