foeman

Part of speech: noun

An active or open enemy.

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Usage examples "foeman":

  1. Webster here met a foeman worthy of his steel. - "The Life of Lyman Trumbull", Horace White.
  2. Thou wouldst pity and pardon till thou leftst no distinction between foeman and friend, leife and loathing. - "The Last Of The Barons, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. The Doctor granted, however- at such a moment the Company could make concessions- that the Die- hards had been singularly fortunate in the one foeman whom they had been called upon to face. - "Wandering Heath", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.