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foray

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Live as you would have wished to live when you come to die.
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English

Etymology

Scottish back-formation of forreyer, from Old French forrier, from forrer.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
foray

Plural
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  1. A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.
  2. A brief excursion or attempt especially outside one's accustomed sphere.

Verb

Infinitive
to foray

Third person singular
forays

Simple past
forayed

Past participle
-

Present participle
foraying

to foray (third-person singular simple present forays, present participle foraying, simple past and past participle forayed)
  1. To make an incursion
  2. To pillage; to ravage.

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