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forefather


 
  Grep  of  noun  forefather 
  forefather 
 
  Overview  of  noun  forefather 
 
  The  noun  forefather  has  2  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  forefather,  father,  sire  --  (the  founder  of  a  family;  "keep  the  faith  of  our  forefathers") 
  2.  forefather  --  (person  from  an  earlier  time  who  contributed  to  the  tradition  shared  by  some  group  "our  forefathers  brought  forth  a  great  nation") 
 
  Overview  of  noun  forefather 
 
  The  noun  forefather  has  2  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  forefather,  father,  sire  --  (the  founder  of  a  family;  "keep  the  faith  of  our  forefathers") 
  2.  forefather  --  (person  from  an  earlier  time  who  contributed  to  the  tradition  shared  by  some  group  "our  forefathers  brought  forth  a  great  nation") 



forefather definition