Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of fornent in English:
prepositiondialect, chiefly Scottish
Alongside, opposite, or close by.
- My, my, my, what became of the big tree that used to grow fornenst your little house?
- They lie fornenst, on either side of me, face-up, hands locked behind their heads, under the puffy, cotton-ball clouds.
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