Definition of Forfairn

1. exhausted [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forfairn

forewing
forewings
forewish
forewit
forewoman
forewomen
foreword
forewords
foreworn
forex
forexes
foreyard
foreyards
forfair
forfaired
forfairn (current term)
forfairs
forfalture
forfaltures
forfare
forfault
forfaults
forfeit
forfeitability
forfeitable
forfeited
forfeiter
forfeiters
forfeiting
forfeits

Literary usage of Forfairn

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"forfairn {distressed, worn-out and jaded]. wi' crazy ... As lately F-nw-ck, sair forfairn. Whene'er I forgather wi' sorrow and care, I gi'e them a skelp as ..."

2. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England by William Carew Hazlitt (1864)
"In old Scottish, the form forfairn is found:— “He that hen for his awin ... And is forfairn with the fleis of ..."

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