Words and Phrases
forbye

“forbye”

Meaning:

also, in addition to, as well as / although / apart from

Alternative spelling/meaning:

forby

In Literature:

Excerpt from Psalm 139 by Philip Robinson

Ye hae it aa, ye see it aa,
an aye tak tent forbye

Excerpt from To an Old Black Coat by William Bleakley

Forby, you hae company
no welcome to any,
and I’m sure to get rid o’
the same wont’ be canny


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