fore-settan
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fore-settan
Take here fór-settan (l. for-), and add Foreset praepositus, Wrt. Voc. i. 50, 19. 1. of order in time or place, to put before Foresettaþ praeferant, i. anteponant, An. Ox. 2001. Hé swór God him tó gewitan on his wordum foresettende he prefaced his oath by taking God to witness, Hml. S. 23 b, 271. Ðis Englisc ætýwð hwæt seó foresette rǽding mǽnð, Angl. viii. 298, 9. 2. of degree, rank. &c., to put at the head, prefer Foresette praeposuit (omnibus gradibus ), An. Ox. 344. Foresettan preferre, 17, 51. Sí foreset preferatur, 8, 36. [O. H. Ger. furi-sezzen pro-, prae-ponere, praeferre.]
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