Definition of fornent in English:

fornent

Line breaks: for|nent
Pronunciation: /fɔːˈnɛnt, fə-/

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(also fornenst)

preposition

dialect , chiefly Scottish
  • Alongside, opposite, or close by.

Origin

late Middle English: blend of the adverb fore and anent.

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