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addaword.gifdefinition of forby

(old-fashioned) near; beside; by
And with one blow, Goliath lay low, his head cut off forby; He dropped his sling, they made him king, That gallant shepherd boy.
Submitted by: Roy Copeland from Thailand on 25/08/2013 07:05:00
Definition of forby from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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