forhill etymology

English word forhill comes from English hill, English for-

Detailed word origin of forhill

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hill English (eng) (US) A heap of earth surrounding a plant.. (US) A single cluster or group of plants growing close together, and having the earth heaped up about them.. (baseball) The pitcher’s mound.. A sloping road.. An elevated location smaller than a mountain. To form into a heap or mound.. To heap or draw earth around plants.
for- English (eng) (dialectal) Very; excessively.. (no longer productive) Meaning "completely", "to the fullest extent" e.g. forbreak; superseded by combinations with "up" in senses where no upward movement is involved, e.g. forgive = give up (one's offenses), forgather = "gather up", forbeat = "beat up", etc.. (no longer productive) Meaning "far", "away"; "from", "out" e.g. forbid, forget, forsay; forbear, fordeem.
forhill English (eng) (transitive, obsolete) To cover; protect.

Words with the same origin as forhill

Descendants of for-
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