From fore- + lie.
forelie (third-person singular simple present forelies, present participle forelying, simple past forelay, past participle forelain)
- (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 [...].