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From Middle English *foresenden (compare biforesenden), from Old English foresendan ‎(to send before), equivalent to fore- +‎ send.


foresend ‎(third-person singular simple present foresends, present participle foresending, simple past and past participle foresent)

  1. (transitive) To send before; send beforehand.
    • 1885, Great Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, Walter Rye, Report on the manuscripts of the family of Gawdy:
      I presume to foresend my wife's maid with her linen, as the state of the city occasioneth me thereunto by increase of deaths, which many fear and flee.