forlead

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English forleden, from Old English forlǣdan (to mislead, seduce; lead off and away), equivalent to for- +‎ lead. Cognate with Dutch verleiden (to seduce, tempt, entice), German verleiten (entice, mislead), Old Saxon farlēdian.

Verb[edit]

forlead (third-person singular simple present forleads, present participle forleading, simple past and past participle forled)

  1. (transitive) To mislead; seduce.

Etymology 2[edit]

From for- (fore-) +‎ lead.

Verb[edit]

forlead (third-person singular simple present forleads, present participle forleading, simple past and past participle forled)

  1. Alternative form of forelead

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