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Meaning of FOREGOER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fore*go"er\, n.
    1. One who goes before another; a predecessor; hence, an
       ancestor' a progenitor.
    
    2. A purveyor of the king; -- so called, formerly, from going
       before to provide for his household. [Obs.]
    
    
  2. \Fore*go"er\, n. [Etymologically forgoer.]
    One who forbears to enjoy.
    
    
 

 

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