Words and Phrases
furnenst

“furnenst”

Meaning:

opposite; facing

Alternative spelling/meaning:

forenenst; furnent

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Auld Airds Tramp by George Francis Savage-Armstrong

Time wuz whun A cud jimp an’ dance
an’ trot frae toon tae toon,
an’ whun the day’s lang trudge wuz din,
wud sleep furnenst the moon

Excerpt from The Adventures of Paddy McQuillan by WG Lyttle

doon in Arthur Square, jest furnenst the Theyater


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