forelead

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English forleden, from Old English fōrelǣdan (to lead forth), equivalent to fore- +‎ lead.

VerbEdit

forelead (third-person singular simple present foreleads, present participle foreleading, simple past and past participle foreled)

  1. (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.

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