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forby

(fɔːˈbaɪ; Scottish fərˈbaɪ) or

forbye

prep, adv
1. besides; in addition (to)
2. obsolete near; nearby
References in classic literature ?
Wait till he has gone for his walk,' said my mother; 'and, forbye that, I'm ower old to dance with you.
To be sure there are fords, and a bridge forbye," quoth Alan; "and of what service, when they are watched?
And he was sore shocked and went back for his wife, and she came and looked and was shocked as well, and if they'd had a camera they'd have taken photographs, they were so delighted and shocked to see two queans that they knew in such a like way, they'd be able to tell the story about them all the years that they lived on earth; and make it a tit-bit in hell forbye.
The two pups grew up and were named Pirate and Pilot, though which was which naebody kenned forbye the old man and he said nowt.
We just think that food should be exploited rather more than it is now and some of it perhaps better that some which has tracked halfway around world and is costly forbye.
But forbye in the deep south, that has not happened this year.
The wonderful thing is that in all those years of falling, I have never broken anything, forbye my collar bone when I was 10 and my neck when I was 21 and I have had some real bobby dazzlers, where I have been kicked, stamped on and comprehensively rolled on.