(third-person singular simple present forwelks, present participle forwelking, simple past and past participle forwelked)
From Middle English forwelken, equivalent to for- + welk. Compare Dutch verwelken (“to wither, wilt”), German verwelken (“to fade, wilt, shrivel away”). More at for-, welk.
"forwelk." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 05 December 2018. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/forwelk>.
forwelk. (n.d.). Retrieved December 05th, 2018, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/forwelk
Yes, I'd like to receive Word of the Day emails from YourDictionary.com
By continuing, you agree to our
Please set a username for yourself.
People will see it as Author Name with your public flash cards.