From for- + make, or from Middle Dutch vermaken (“to make over”). Cognate with German vermachen (“to make over”).
formake (third-person singular simple present formakes, present participle formaking, simple past and past participle formade)
- (transitive, archaic) To make over again; repair.
- 1975, Early English Text Society, William Caxton, Henry Bradley, Early English Text Society:
- Poule the couper Maketh and formaketh the keupis, [...]