for-hátan
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for-hátan
Add:I. to promise or vow not to do, to renounce Bútan synne hé mæg gehíwian, gif hé hit ǽr ne forhét sine culpa ad conjugium veniunt si necdum meliora voverunt, Past. 401, 35. Ne lyst mé náwiht ðára metta þe ic forhátan habbe ea quae statui non edere nihil me commovent, Solil. H. 37, 4. II. to declare criminal, outlaw, proscribe (? cf. þú hine héte flýman, Cht. Th. 173, 6) Se forhátena (the devil who tempted Eve ) spræc, Gen. 609. [v. N. E. D. forhight.]
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