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1. fōr(e-stal n.(1)

Additional spellings: fore-stal
17 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The crime of waylaying or assaulting a traveler on the highway; an ambush; obstruction of a road by force; (b) jurisdiction over assaults or robberies committed on the roads within a specified…

2. stal(le n.

Additional spellings: stalle
144 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) An enclosed or partially enclosed place for keeping a domesticated animal, a stall; a stable; also in fig. context [quot.: ?a1425]; also in proverbs and prov. expressions; asse (oxe) stal; (b) a…