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preposition & adverbScottish
In addition; besides.as adverb ‘there's chicken in the fridge, and plenty of soup forbye, if you get hungry again’
except, except for, excepting, excluding, not including, omitting, leaving out, not counting, but, besides, barring, bar, other than, exclusive of, saving, save, apart from, aside fromView synonyms
- ‘Let's not forget, forbye, that the young Jack Nicklaus had a John Daly-style physique, though happily for his trophy lounge, he also had a rather less colourful recreational programme and later an elegant missus who monitored his diet.’
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