(third-person singular simple present forthfares, present participle forthfaring, simple past and past participle forthfared)
From Middle English forthfaren, from Old English *forþfaran (“to go forth, depart”), suggested by forþfaru (“departure”), forþfōr (“departure, death”), equivalent to forth- + fare.
- (obsolete) Departure.
- (obsolete) Passing bell, death knell.
From Middle English, from Old English forþfaru (“a going forth, departure”).