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Foray

For´ay   Pronunciation: fǒr´ã or fô`rā´; 277
n.1.A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.
The huge Earl Doorm, . . .
Bound on a foray, rolling eyes of prey.
- Tennyson.
v. t.1.To pillage; to ravage.
He might foray our lands.
- Sir W. Scott.
Noun1.Forayforay - a sudden short attack
Synonyms: maraud, raid
2.foray - an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence); "scientists' forays into politics"
Verb1.foray - steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
2.foray - briefly enter enemy territory
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