Fortake meaning

(UK dialectal) To mistake; make a mistake.
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(UK dialectal) To aim or deal a blow at; hit.
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To take away; remove; deprive.
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Origin of fortake

  • From Middle English fortaken, equivalent to for- +‎ take. Cognate with Norwegian dialectal fortaka (“to assail, assault”), Swedish förta (“to deprive, take away, deaden”).
    From Wiktionary