Definition of Forestalled

1. Verb. (past of forestall) ¹



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Definition of Forestalled

1. forestall [v] - See also: forestall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forestalled

forest plan
forest plot
forest plots
forest red gum
forest residue
forest tent caterpillar
forest yaws
forestage
forestages
forestal
forestaled
forestaling
forestall
forestallable
forestalled (current term)
forestaller
forestallers
forestalling
forestallingly
forestallment
forestallments
forestalls
forestals
forestart
forestation
forestations
forestaves
forestay
forestays

Literary usage of Forestalled

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1. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"The laws of the Southern States would certainly have been forestalled by the speedier action of lynch- law, in putting a stop to my experimental ..."

2. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers (1840)
"... and the populace were daily more and more bent on finding forestalled, where there were only dealers who refused a money that had lost its value. ..."

3. The Christian Examiner (1830)
"... forestalled and Resisted: or Lectures on Diet, Regimen and Employment; delivered to the Students ..."

4. The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when at the Bar by Thomas Erskine Erskine, James Ridgway (1816)
"It is very likely you have forestalled all the observations I have made; bat still it was not less my duty to make them. The whole of this case is for your ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... when the Japanese forestalled them by advancing on the 2 ist of February The sth Army gradually drove in Kuropatkin'a small detachments in the mountains ..."

6. Early Records of British India: A History of the English Settlements in by James Talboys Wheeler (1878)
"On reaching Calcutta, Lord Clive found that he na(l been forestalled. Governor Spencer and Members of Council had refused to await the arrival of Lord Clive ..."

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