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FORYET, v. Also foryat, furyatt (Sh.). Pa.t., pa.p. foryat, fer-, fir-. To forget (Sh., ‡Abd. 1953). [fər′jɛt] Kcd. 1822 G. Menzies Trifles (1827) 85:
The texts are clear, but I foryet them.
Sh. 1836 Gentleman's Mag. II. 592:
I manna furyatt ta tell dee ta hadd out o' mee weigh.
Abd. 1871 W. Alexander Johnny Gibb xxvii.:
I sanna foryet to mak' mention o't fan I vreet to Sir Simon.
Sh. 1922 J. Inkster Mansie's Röd 26:
A'm tinkin Tammy, 'at wi' wir night's wark, we're feryat baith boat an' pilticks.
Ib. 45:
Dey wir little faer o' me foryatin.
Sh. 1933 J. Nicolson Hentilagets 25:
Whin shö got lads, dis advice shö foryat, An flirted wi' aa 'at cam til 'r.

[O.Sc. forȝet, from 1375, O.E. forȝietan, id.]

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