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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foe  \Foe\  (f[=o]),  n.  [OE.  fo  fa  AS  f[=a]h  hostile;  prob. 
  akin  to  E.  fiend.  [root]81.  See  {Fiend},  and  cf  {Feud}  a 
  quarrel.] 
  1.  One  who  entertains  personal  enmity,  hatred,  grudge,  or 
  malice,  against  another;  an  enemy. 
 
  A  man's  foes  shall  be  they  of  his  own  household. 
  --Matt.  x.  36 
 
  2.  An  enemy  in  war;  a  hostile  army. 
 
  3.  One  who  opposes  on  principle;  an  opponent;  an  adversary; 
  an  ill-wisher;  as  a  foe  to  religion. 
 
  A  foe  to  received  doctrines.  --I.  Watts 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foe  \Foe\,  v.  t. 
  To  treat  as  an  enemy.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foe 
  n  1:  an  armed  adversary  (especially  a  member  of  an  opposing 
  military  force);  "a  soldier  must  be  prepared  to  kill  his 
  enemies"  [syn:  {enemy},  {foeman},  {opposition},  {opponent}] 
  2:  a  personal  enemy;  "they  had  been  political  foes  for  years" 
  [syn:  {enemy}]  [ant:  {ally}] 




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