Foray

Definition of 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.

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