Forehanded to Foresee
1. Early; timely; seasonable. "Forehanded care." Jer. Taylor.
2. Beforehand with one's needs, or having resources in advance of one's necessities; in easy circumstances; as,
a forehanded farmer. [U.S.]
3. Formed in the forehand or fore parts.
A substantial, true-bred beast, bravely forehanded.Dryden.
1. The front of that part of the head which incloses the brain; that part of the face above the eyes; the
2. The aspect or countenance; assurance.
To look with forehead bold and big enoughShak.
Upon the power and puissance of the king.
3. The front or fore part of anything.
Flames in the forehead of the morning sky.Milton.
So rich advantage of a promised gloryShak.
As smiles upon the forehead of this action.
(Fore*hear") v. i. & t. To hear beforehand.
(Fore"hearth`) n. (Metal.) The forward extension of the hearth of a blast furnace under the
(Fore*hend") v. t. See Forhend. [Obs.]
(Fore*hew") v. t. To hew or cut in front. [Obs.] Sackville.
(Fore"hold`) n. (Naut.) The forward part of the hold of a ship.
(Fore*hold"ing) n. Ominous foreboding; superstitious prognostication. [Obs.] L'Estrange.
(Fore"hook`) n. (Naut.) A piece of timber placed across the stem, to unite the bows and
strengthen the fore part of the ship; a breast hook.
(For"eign) a. [OE. forein, F. forain, LL. foraneus, fr. L. foras, foris, out of doors, abroad,
without; akin to fores doors, and E. door. See Door, and cf. Foreclose, Forfeit, Forest, Forum.]
1. Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government. "Foreign worlds."
2. Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty,
or locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits. "Domestic and foreign writers." Atterbury.
Hail, foreign wonder!Milton.
Whom certain these rough shades did never breed.