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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English fordrenchen, from Old English fordrenċan (to make drunk, intoxicate), equivalent to for- +‎ drench. Cognate with Middle Low German vordrenken.

VerbEdit

fordrench (third-person singular simple present fordrenchs, present participle fordrenching, simple past and past participle fordrenched)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To make drunk; intoxicate.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, obsolete) To drown.