forbye

forby

[fawr-bahy]
preposition, adverb Chiefly Scot.
1.
close by; near.
Also, forbye.


Origin:
1200–50; Middle English; see for-, by

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forby or forbye (fɔːˈbaɪ, Scottish fərˈbaɪ, fɔːˈbaɪ, Scottish fərˈbaɪ)
 
prep, —adv
1.  besides; in addition (to)
2.  obsolete near; nearby
 
forbye or forbye
 
prep, —adv

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