forelie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fore- +‎ lie.

Verb[edit]

forelie (third-person singular simple present forelies, present participle forelying, simple past forelay, past participle forelain)

  1. (obsolete) To lie in front.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.iii:
      Knit with a golden bauldricke, which forelay / Athwart her snowy brest, and did diuide / Her daintie paps [...].