Perhaps from Middle English *forsliten, from Old English forslītan (“to devour, consume”), or from an alteration of forflitten (“severely scolded”), equivalent to for- + flitten.
"forslitting." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 19 December 2018. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/forslitting>.
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