Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also fornenst /fɔːˈnɛnst/)
adverb& prepositionScottish & Northern Irish
Facing or in front of: [as preposition]: I stood fornent a roaring fire
More example sentences
- He lived in a little house fornent the chapel.
- There's a quay fornent it.
- Every year after yon, in the winter time, a seal came up fornent the house.
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