forbus

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English fōrebȳsen (example, exemplar, model). More at bȳsen.

Noun[edit]

forbus

  1. an example or byspel
  2. model; exemplar
  3. template, pattern
  4. a model of perfect or appropriate behaviour, role model
  5. a norm, standard