For"ay [Another form of forahe. Cf. Forray.]

A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.


The huge Earl Doorm, . . . Bound on a foray, rolling eyes of prey. Tennyson.


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For"ay, v. t.

To pillage; to ravage.

He might foray our lands. Sir W. Scott.


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