forbye

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

forbye (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of forby.

Preposition[edit]

forbye

  1. Alternative form of forby.

Scots[edit]

Preposition[edit]

forbye

  1. besides, in addition to
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy:
      ‘they ca' it fasting when they hae the best o' sea-fish frae Hartlepool and Sunderland by land carriage, forbye trouts, grilses, salmon, and a' the lave o't, and so they make their very fasting a kind of luxury and abomination [...].’