forthward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English forthward, forthwardes, from Old English forþweard (forward, tending forward, continual), from Proto-Germanic *furþa- (forth-), *warþaz (turned), equivalent to forth- +‎ -ward. Cognate with Old Saxon forþwerd, forþwerdes, forþwardes (forthward).

Adverb[edit]

forthward (comparative more forthward, superlative most forthward)

  1. (obsolete) Forward.