Forspan meaning

(obsolete) To entice; seduce.
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Foresight; the ability to see, predict, or perceive future events.
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Origin of forspan

  • From Middle English forspannen, forspanen, from Old English forspanan (“to mislead, lead astray, seduce, entice”), from Proto-Germanic *farspananą, *fraspananą (“to allure”), equivalent to for- +‎ span. Cognate with Middle High German verspanen (“to tempt, entice”).
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  • From fore- +‎ span.
    From Wiktionary