forthirst

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English forthyrsten, from Old English *forþyrstan (to be athirst), from Proto-Germanic *fur- (for-), *þurstijaną (to thirst), equivalent to for- +‎ thirst. Cognate with Low German verdörsten (to forthirst), German verdursten (to die of thirst), Danish fortørste (to forthirst).

Verb[edit]

forthirst (third-person singular simple present forthirsts, present participle forthirsting, simple past and past participle forthirsted)

  1. (obsolete) To be very thirsty; be dying of thirst.

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