foul of

preposition

Definition of foul of

: afoul of he fell foul of the law ran foul of a hidden reef

First Known Use of foul of

1627, in the meaning defined above

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“Foul of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foul%20of. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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