- (intransitive) To assemble or gather together in one place, to gather up; to congregate.
1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, “chapter XII”, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855:
- “And she caught you?” “Not once, but twice.” [...] “Half-way under the dressing-table, were you?” “The second time. When we first forgathered, I was sitting on the floor with a chair round my neck.”
- 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 725:
- “I can tell you where to find them,’ she said, ‘with a fair degree of certainty; they foregather almost every evening about this time at a rather disreputable old pub.’
- 2007, Edwin Mullins, The Popes of Avignon, Blue Bridge 2008, p. 8:
- They found themselves obliged to forgather in Perugia, where few of them wished to be – least of all the French cardinals who would have preferred not to be in Italy at all.