Definition of Forebears

1. Noun. (plural of forebear) ¹



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Definition of Forebears

1. forebear [n] - See also: forebear

Lexicographical Neighbors of Forebears

forearm bone
forearm bones
forearm fractures
forearm injuries
forearmed
forearming
forearms
forebay
forebays
forebeam
forebeams
forebear
forebearance
forebearer
forebearers
forebears (current term)
forebeat
forebelief
forebemoaned
forebitt
forebitts
forebode
foreboded
forebodement
forebodements
foreboder
foreboders
forebodes
forebodies
foreboding

Literary usage of Forebears

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Literary Criticism from the Elizabethan Dramatists by John Tucker Murray, David Klein, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, William Winter, Rosamond Gilder, Felix Emmanuel Schelling, William Dean Howells, Mary Findlater, Jane Helen Findlater, Allan McAulay, William Randolph Hearst (1908)
"... purposes of this ^rt|J book), a resume of the ground traversed with a recur- forebears. rence to its most striking landmarks cannot prove impertinent. ..."

2. Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1908)
"... chief purposes of this ^ book), a resume of the ground traversed with a recur- forebears. rence to its most striking landmarks cannot prove impertinent. ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"THE COMMERCIAL forebears OF THE VENETIANS The crowd of barbarian people who inundated the Roman Empire at the end of its existence brought with it the germs ..."

4. Marion Harland's Autobiography: The Story of a Long Life by Marion Harland (1910)
"... MARION HARLAND'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY forebears AND PATRON SAINT MY father, Samuel Pierce Hawes, was born in the town of Dorchester, Massachusetts, July 30,. ..."

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