imp. pl. &1.imp. pl. & p. p. of Forlese.
The beasts their caves, the birds their nests forlore.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Guinevere attempts to seduce Launfal and when he rejects her advances she accuses him of not having a woman to love and therefore being "worby forlore" ("worthy destroyed"), language that underscores the poem's collapse of economic and social worth.
The firste joie of that woman When Gabriel from hevene cam And seide God sholde bicomen man And of hire be bore, And bringen up of helle pyn Mankyn that was forlore.
125, for 'even though he captured [the place] with a great loss of the inhabitants', rendering theh dhe he hie mid micle forlore thaes folces begeate, read '.