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[fawr-bahy] /fɔrˈbaɪ/
preposition, adverb, Chiefly Scot.
1.
close by; near.
2.
Also, forbye.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English; see for-, by
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  • Moreover, they are paid to compensate individuals for expenses that are not compensated forby insurance or otherwise.
British Dictionary definitions for forby

forby

/fɔːˈbaɪ; Scottish fərˈbaɪ/
preposition, adverb (Scot)
1.
besides; in addition (to)
2.
(obsolete) near; nearby
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