noun Date: before 12th century foe 2

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  • Foeman — Foe man (f[=o] man), n.; pl. {Foemen} ( men). [AS. f[=a]hman.] An enemy in war. [1913 Webster] And the stern joy which warriors feel In foemen worthy of their steel. Sir W. Scott [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foeman — index foe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • foeman — [fō′mən] n. pl. foemen [fō′mən] [ME foman < OE fahmann, lit., hostile person] Archaic an enemy in war; foe …   English World dictionary

  • foeman — /foh meuhn/, n., pl. foemen. Literary. an enemy in war. [bef. 1000; ME foman, OE fahman. See FOE, MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • foeman — noun /ˈfəʊmən/ An enemy. a snaggy Oke, which he had torne / Out of his mothers bowelles, and it made / His mortall mace, wherewith his foemen he dismayde …   Wiktionary

  • foeman — sb. Wright’s L. P. p. 104 …   Oldest English Words

  • foeman — n. enemy in war …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foeman — n. (Poetical.) Enemy, foe …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • foeman — foe·man …   English syllables

  • foeman — foe•man [[t]ˈfoʊ mən[/t]] n. pl. men a foe in war • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

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