formake

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From for- +‎ make, or from Middle Dutch vermaken (to make over). Cognate with German vermachen (to make over).

VerbEdit

formake (third-person singular simple present formakes, present participle formaking, simple past and past participle formade)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To make over again; repair.
    • 1975, Early English Text Society, William Caxton, Henry Bradley, Early English Text Society:
      Poule the couper Maketh and formaketh the keupis, [...]
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 23:54