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fordo

[fawr-doo] /fɔrˈdu/
verb (used with object), fordid, fordone, fordoing. Archaic.
1.
to do away with; kill; destroy.
2.
to ruin; undo.
Also, foredo.
Origin of fordo
900
before 900; Middle English fordon, Old English fordōn (see fore-, do1); cognate with Dutch verdoen, Old High German fartuon
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fordo

/fɔːˈduː/
verb (transitive) (archaic) -does, -doing, -did, -done
1.
to destroy
2.
to exhaust
Word Origin
Old English fordōn; related to Old Saxon fardōn, Old High German fartuon, Dutch verdoen; see for-, do1
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