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Etymology 1[edit]

From forthlead +‎ -ing.



  1. present participle of forthlead

Etymology 2[edit]

From forth- +‎ leading and/or forthlead +‎ -ing.

Alternative forms[edit]


forthleading (uncountable)

  1. (rare) A leading forth
    • 1901, Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love:
      In which mighty example three properties of the Revelation be yet greatly hid; and notwithstanding this [further forthleading], I saw and understood that every Shewing is full of secret things [left hid].
    • 1960, Kathāvatthu:
      Can it realize Arahantship ? Is it of the kind that is called forthleading,' that goes toward extinction)' enlightenment, disaccumulating,' is free from intoxicants . . . and corruptions? Can one by it put away lust, and hate, delusion . . . indiscretion'?