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- (transitive, obsolete) To despise; scorn.
- (transitive, Britain dialectal, Scotland) To forsake; quit; abandon; desert.
- 1881, Gregor, Elk-Lore:
- It was believed that handling any bird's eggs in the nest made the bird forhooie them, [...]
- (transitive, Britain dialectal, Scotland) To cast off; scorn.
- 1768, Ross, Hclenort:
- Mind what this lass has undergane for you, Since ye did her so treach'rously forhow, [...]