fornent

fornenst

[fer-nenst]
preposition Midland U.S. and British Dialect.
1.
next to; near to: They walked fornenst one another down the sidewalk.
2.
against; facing; opposite.
Also, fornent.
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fornenst (fɔːˈnɛnst)
 
prep
dialect (Scot), (Northeast English) situated against or facing towards
 
[from Scottish, from fore1 + anenst a variant of archaic anent]

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