forhoo

transitive verb for·hoo \fərˈhü\
variants: or

forhooie

\-ˈhü‧ē\

Definition of forhoo

Scottish

  1. :  to forsake or abandon

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Origin and Etymology of forhoo

Middle English forhowen, forhohien to despise, reject, abandon, from Old English forhogian (akin to Old Saxon farhuggian to despise, Old High German farhuggen), from for- + hogian to care for, think about; akin to Old English hycgan to think, consider, understand — more at hug


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