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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English fāhman; equivalent to fo (adjective) +‎ man.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

foman (plural fomen)

  1. A rival or foeman; one locked in conflict with another.
  2. An enemy combatant; a member of an opposing force.
  3. (rare, Christianity) A religious or spiritual opponent or opposing force.
  4. (rare, Christianity) Satan; the leader of the forces of evil.
  5. (rare, Christianity) A creature of Hell; a demon.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: foeman

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