fore-give

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Verb[edit]

fore-give (third-person singular simple present fore-gives, present participle fore-giving, simple past and past participle fore-gived)

  1. to have a foreboding; to anticipate or predict
    As commonly mens minds use to fore-give and tell aforehand when there is some mischiefe and ill toward them--Philemon Holland, Livy's Romane historie XXV. xxxv. (1609) 575

References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed. (1989)