Forefend

Fore*fend"

(?), v. t. [OE. forfenden; pref. for- + fenden to fend. See Fend, v. t.] To hinder; to fend off; to avert; to prevent the approach of; to forbid or prohibit. See Forfend.
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God forefend it should ever be recorded in our history.
Landor.
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It would be a far better work . . . to forefend the cruelty.
I. Taylor.
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