fore rider

noun

Definition of fore rider

: a rider in advance (as an outrider or scout)

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History and Etymology for fore rider

Middle English forerider, from fore- + rider

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“Fore rider.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fore%20rider. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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