|1.||to delay, stop, or guard against beforehand|
|3.||a. to prevent or hinder sales at (a market, etc) by buying up merchandise in advance, etc|
|b. Compare corner to buy up (merchandise) for profitable resale|
|[C14 forestallen to waylay, from Old English foresteall an ambush, from fore- in front of + steall place]|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
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