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Webster 1828 Edition


Forestalling

FORESTALL'ING

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ppr.
Anticipating; hindering; buying provisions before they arrive in market, with intent to sell them at high prices.

FORESTALL'ING

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Noun.
Anticipation; prevention; the act of buying provisions before they are offered in market, with intent to sell them at higher prices.

Definition 2022


forestalling

forestalling

English

Verb

forestalling

  1. present participle of forestall

Noun

forestalling (plural forestallings)

  1. The act of one who forestalls.