Forlet meaning

(UK dialectal) To abandon; give up; leave; leave behind; forsake; desert; neglect. [10th-17th c.]

To forlet your sins.

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(UK dialectal, Scotland) To forget.
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Origin of forlet

  • From Middle English forleten (“forsake, reject, renounce, omit, lose, forgive”), from Old English forlǣtan (“to abandon, forsake, reject, renounce, omit, lose, forgive”), from Proto-Germanic *farlētaną (“to leave, dismiss”), equivalent to for- +‎ let. Cognate with Scots forleet (“to forsake, abandon”), West Frisian forlitte (“to forlet”), Dutch verlaten (“to desert”), German verlassen (“to leave”), Swedish förlåta (“to excuse, forgive, remit”).
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