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)
- (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.