Definition of Foretooth

1. Noun. A front tooth. ¹



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Definition of Foretooth

1. [n FORETEETH]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foretooth

forethink
forethinking
forethinks
forethought
forethoughtful
forethoughtfulness
forethoughts
forethrown
foretime
foretimes
foretoken
foretokened
foretokening
foretokens
foretold
foretooth (current term)
foretop
foretopgallant
foretopman
foretopmast
foretopmasts
foretopmen
foretops
foretopsail
foretopsails
foretriangle
foretriangles
forever
forever and a day
forever and ever

Literary usage of Foretooth

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1. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1882)
"To cut off an ear or strike off a nose was as nothing to the knocking out of a foretooth, for a nose or ear is useless in a fight— doubtless they are in the ..."

2. Cases on Criminal Law: Selected from Decisions of English and American Courts by William Ephraim Mikell (1908)
"... a striking out his eye or foretooth, or castrating him, are said to be maims; but the cutting off his ear or nose are not esteemed maims, because they ..."

3. A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...by Thomas Walter Williams by Thomas Walter Williams (1816)
"LER, is a person guilty of any of the acts before desci ¡bed, as acU of forestalling. foretooth, striking out the foretooth proper roll of ..."

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