[fawr-wawrn, -wohrn]

adjective Archaic.

worn-out; exhausted.

Also foreworn.

Origin of forworn

1500–10; past participle of obsolete forwear, Middle English forweren. See for-, wear Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for forworn




archaic weary

Word Origin for forworn

C16: past participle of obsolete forwear to wear out, from Middle English forweren to hollow out
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