- (obsolete) past participle of
- 1387–1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, “The Parsons Tale”, in The Canterbury Tales, [Westminster: William Caxton, published 1478], OCLC 230972125; republished in [William Thynne], editor, The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed, […], [London]: […] [Richard Grafton for] Iohn Reynes […], 1542, OCLC 932884868:
- Here may ye seen that nat only the dede of this sinne is forboden, but eek the desyr to doon that sinne.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for forboden in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- forbudt (Bokmål)
“forboden” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
- Hit is ġeorne forboden þisne cwide tō āwendenne!
- It is strictly forbidden to translate this sentence!