verb (fordoes, fordoing, fordid; past participle fordone)[with object] • archaic
- Kill; destroy: by the sword’s edge his life shall be foredoneMore example sentences
- So there he lay asleep, the steadfast goodly Odysseus, fordone with toil and drowsiness.
- ‘This is the night that either makes me or foredoes me quite’ is surely the cry of a man experiencing this level of risk for the first time.
- To the which the king said: Now I see well that thou wouldest foredo the laws of this land which have been used in the days of my predecessors, but it shall not lie in thy power, and so the king being wroth departed.