From Middle English forleden, from Old English fōrelǣdan (“to lead forth”), equivalent to fore- + lead.
forelead (third-person singular simple present foreleads, present participle foreleading, simple past and past participle foreled)
- (transitive) To lead forth; lead forward; lead before.
1902, Thomas Edgar Pemberton, Ellen Terry and her sisters:
" [...] But you twin sister of the morning sun, Forelead the Sun!"
2003, Gary B. Nash, The American people: creating a nation and a society:
This interactive and informative site follows Spanish exploration by way of a map showing the trails (now highways) where the conquistadores foreled.