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again the same thing in the same market, or by from wear.) Worn out; wasted by time of any other such like devices, are highly cri- use (Sidney). mínal, and punishable by fine and imprison- FOREZ, a late province of France, bounded ment.
on the W. by Auvergne, on the S. by Velay Several statutes have, from time to time, and the Vivarais, on the E. by the Lyonnois, been made against these offences in general, and on the N. by Burgundy and the Bourbonwhich were repealed by 12 Geo. III.
nois. It is watered by the Loire, and several But though these offences are no longer com- other streams, and has several mines of coal and bated by the statutes, they are still punishable iron. It now forms, with the Lyonnois, the upon indictment at the commion law, by fine department of Rhone and Loire. and imprisonment.
FORFAR, the county town of Angus-shire. FORESTBOʻRN. a. (forest and born.) It contains many neat houses. Lat. 56. 35 N. Born in a wild (Shakspeare).
Lon. 2. 54 W. FOʻRESTER. s. ( forestier, French.) 1. FORFARSHIRE. See ANGUS-SHIRE. An officer of the forest (Shakspeare). 2. An Part of the Grampian mountains runs through inhabitant of the wild country.
this county. The population of this county FOʻRESWAT. Fo'r ESWART. 2. (from amounted to 68,297 in the year 1755, and to fore and swat, from sweat.) Spent with heat 97,778 in the
FOʻRFEIT. s. (forfait, French.) 1. SomeTo FORETA'STE. v. a. ( fore and taste.) thing lost by the commission of a crime; á 1. To have antepast of; to have prescience of. fine ; a mulct (Waller). 2. A person obnoxious 2. To taste before another (Milton).
to punishment (Shakspeare). FO'RETASTE. s. Anticipation of (South).
To Fo'rfeit. v. a. (from the noun.) To To FORETE'LL. v. a. (fore and tell.) lose by soine breach of condition; to lose by 1. To predict; to prophesy (Dryden). 2. To some offence (Davies. Boyle). foretoken; to foreshow.
FO'R F&IT. part. q. (from the verb.) LiaTo Forete'll. v. n. To utter prophesy. ble to penal seizure; alienated by a crime
FORETELLER. s. (from forelell.) Pre. (Pope). dicter; foreshower (Boyle),
FOʻRFEITABLE. d. (from forfeil.) PosFORETHIGH, a name denoting the arm sessed on conditions, by breach of which any of a horse.
thing may be lost. To FORETHINK. v.a. (före and think.) FORPEITURE. s. (forfaiture, French.) 1. To anticipate in the mind; to have presci. 1. The act of forfeiting. 2. The thing forence of (Raleigh). 2. To contrive antecedent- feited ; a mulct; a fine. lý (Hall).
FORFEITURE, is a punishment annexed by To FORETHINK V. n. To contrive be- law to some illegal act or negligence in the forehand (Smith).
owner of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, FORETHOUGHT. s. (from forethink.) whereby he loses all his interest therein, and 1. Prescience; anticipation (L'Estrange). they go to the party injured, as a recompense 2. Provident care.
for the wrong which either he alone or the To FORETOʻKEN. v. a. (fore and token.) public together have sustained. (2 Blackstone, To foreshow; to prognosticate as
a sign 267). (Daniel).
The offences which induce a forfeiture of ForeTO'ken. S. (from the verb.) Preve- lands and tenements are principally the folnient sigo; prognostic (Sidney).
lowing: treason, felony, misprision of treason, FORETO'OT'H. s. (fore and tooth.) The præmunire, drawing a weapon on a judge, tooth in the anteriour part of the mouth; the striking any one in the presence of the king's incisor (Ray).
court of justice, and popish recusancy, or nonFOʻRETOP. s. (fore and top.) That part observance of any certain laws, enacted in reof a woman's headdress that is forward, or the straint of papists. top of a periwig (Dryden).
By the common law, all lands of inheritance FOREVOUCHED.
part. (fore and of which the offender is seised in his own douch.) Affirmed before; formerly told (Shak- right, and also all rights of entry to lands in speare).
the hands of a wrong-doer, are forfeited to the FOʻREWARD. s. ( fore and ward.) The king on an attainder of high treason, although van; the front (Maccabees).
the lands are holden of another; for there is TO FOREWA'RN. v. a. (fore and warn.) an exception in the oath of fealty, which saves 1. To admonish beforehand (Luke). 2. To the tenant's allegiance to the king; so that if inform previously of any future event (Mil- he forfeits allegiance, even the lands he held ton). 3. To caution against any thing before- of another lord, are forfeited to the king, for hand.
the lord himself cannot give of lands, but upon To FOREWA'STE. v. a. ( fore and waste.) that condition. (Co. Lit. 8.) To desolate; to destroy: out of use (Spen- Also upon an attainder of petit treason or. ser).
felony, all lands of inheritance of which the To FOREWI'SH. v. n. (fore and wish.) offender is seised in his own right, as also all. To desire beforehand (Knolles).
rights of entry to lands in the hands of a FOREWO'RN. part. (fore and worn, wrong-doer, are forseited to the lord of whom
they are immediately holden: for this by the ure shall relate to the time of the offence. feudal law was deemed a breach of the tenant's Plowd. 488. oath of fealty in the highest manner; his body FORFEITURE in civil cases. A forfeiture with which he had engaged to serve the lord, of copyhold by telling timber, was relieved in being forfeited to the king, and thereby his equity; but the lord-keeper declared, that in blood corrupted, so that no person could repre- case of a wilful forfeiture he would not resent him ; and all personal estates, wheiher lieve. Chan. Cas. 96. In case of a forfeiture they are in action or possession, which the par- equity can reliere, where they can give satisfacty has or is entitled io, in his own right, and tion.' 1 Salk. 156. not as executor or administra ior to another, FORFEITURE OF MARRIAGE, a writ which are liable to such forfeiture in the following anciently lay against him, who by holding cases :
knight's service, and being under age, and unIst. Upon a conviction of treason or felony. married, refused her whom the lord offered him But the lord cannot enter into the lands holden without his disparagement, and married anof him upon an escheat for petit treason or fe- other. F. N. B. 141. lony, without a special grant, till it appears by FORFEND. 0. a. To prevent; to forbid. due process that the king has had his preroga- FORFEX (quasi ferifex.) The same as tive of the year, day, and waste. (Stanf. forceps.
FORFI'CULA. Ear-wig. In zoology, a As to forfeiture of goods and chattels, it genus of the class insecta, order coleoptera: seems agreed thatall things whatever, which are antennas setaceous ; feelers unequal, filiform; comprehended under the notion of a personal shells half as long as the abdomen ; wings foldestate, are liable to such forfeiture.
ed up under the shells ; tail armed with a for2d. Upon a fight found before the coroner, ceps. Eighteen species, chiefly inhabitants of on view of a dead body.
Europe and America ; two found in our own 3d. Upon an acquiital of a capital felony, if country; F. auricularia, and F. minor. It is the party is found to have fied. ' 2 Haw. 450. sufficient to describe the first, which is of a
4th. If a person indicted of petit larceny and dark chesnut colour; forceps curved, toothed acquitted, is found to have fled for it, he for- at the base ; antennas with fourteen joints. feits his goods as in cases of grand larceny. Very common in wet ground, ripe fruit, and old 2 Haw. 451. But the party may in all cases, wood; and has been occasionally found to creep except that of the coroner's inquest, traverse into the ears of such as sleep in the open air: the finding of the Alight; and it seems agreed when it is easily destroyed by dropping into the that the particulars of the goods found to be ear either a little oil or spirits, or both. The eggs forfeited may also be traversed.
are white, and oval, and large for the size of the 5th. Upon a preseniment by the oaths of insect; they are found deposited in damp situatwelve men, that a person arrested for treason tions, and generally under stones. The parent or felony fled from, or resisted those who had is more provident of the young larves than inhim in custody, and was killed by them in the sects generally are, brooding over them for sepursuit or scuffie. Id.
veral hours in the day, after the manner of 6th. If a felon waive, that is, leave any goods birds. See Nat. Hist. Pl. CXVI. in his fight fronı those who either pursue him, FORGA'VE. The preterit of forgive. or are apprehended by him so to do, he forfeits FORGE. s. (forge, French.) 1. The place them, whether they are his own goods, or goods where iron is beaten into form. 2. Any place stolen by him; and at common law, if the where any thing is made or shaped (Hooker). owner did not pursue and appeal the felon, he 3. Manufacture of metalline bodies (Bacon). lost the goods for ever: but by 21 H. VIII. c. To Forge. v. a. (forger, old French.) T. 11, for encouraging the prosecution of felons To form by the hammer (Chapman). 2. To it is provided, that if the party comes in as evi- make by any means (Locke). 3. To counterdence on the indictment, and ártaints the felon, feit; to falsify (Shakspeare). he shall have a writ of restitution. 4 Inst. Forge properly signifies a little furnace, 134.
wherein siniths and other artificers of iron or 7th. If a man is felo de se, he forfeits his steel, &c. heat their metals red hot, in order to yoods and chattels. 5 Co. 109.
soften and render them more malleable and man8th. A convict within clergy, forfeits all his ageable on the anvil. An ordinary forge is nogoods, though he may be burnt in the hand, thing but a pair of bellows, the nozzle of which yet thereby he becomes capable of purchasing is directed upon a smooth area, on which coals other goods. But, on burning in the hand, are placed. The nozzle may also be directed to he ought to be immediately restored to the pos- the bottom of any furnace, to excite the comsession of his lands. 2 H. 388, 389.
bustion of the coals placed there, by which a The forfeiture upon an attainder of treason kind of forge is formed. In laboratories, there or felony, shall have relation to the time of the is generally a small furnace consisting of a cyoffence for the avoiding all subsequent aliena- lindrical piece, open at top, which has at its tion of the lands; but to the time of convic- lower side a hole for receiving the nozzle of tion, or fugam fecit sound, &c. only as to a double bellows. This kind of forge furnace chauiels, unless when the party was killed in is very convenient for fusions, as the operation flying from, or resisting those who had arrested is quickly performed, and with few coals. In hím: in which case it is said that the forfeit- its lower part, a little above the hole for receir. VOL. V.
ing the nozzle of the bellows, may be placed does not purport to be the name of any particu“ an iron plate of the same diameter, supported lar person. upon two horizontal bars, and pierced near its If a person who has for many years been circumference, with four holes diametrically known by a name which was not his own, and opposite to each other. By this disposition afterwards assumes his real name, in that name the wind of the bellows, pushed forcibly under draws a bill of exchange, he will not be guilty this plate, enters at these holes; and thus the of forgery, although such bill was drawn for heat of the fire is equally distributed, and the fraudulent purposes. crucible in the furnace is equally surrounded Isany person shall falsely make, sorge, or counby it. As the wind of bellows strongly and terfeit, or cause or procure to be falsely made, rapidly excites the action of the fire, a forge is forged, or counterfeited, or willingly aid or asvery convenient when a great heat is required. sist in the false making or counterfeiting, any The forge, or blast-bellows, is used to fuse salts, deed, will, bond, writing obligatory, bill of exmetals, ores, &c. It is much used also in change, promissory note for payment of money, works which requirestrong heat, without much acquittance, or receipt, either for money or management; and chiefly in the smelting of goods, with intent to defraud any person ; or ores, and fusion of metallic matters.
shall utter or publish the same as true, kuowForge, in the train of artillery, is generally ing the same to be false, forged, or counterfeitcalled a travelling forge, and may not be im- ed, he shall be guilty of felony without beneproperly called a portable smith's shop: at this fit of clergy; but not to work corruption of forge all manner of smith's work is made, and blood, or disherison of heirs. 2 Gco. II. it can be used upon a march, as well as in c. 25. cainp
Forging or imitating stamps to defiaud the FORGE is also used for a large furnace, revenue, is forgery by the several stamp acts; wherein iron-ore taken out of the mine is and the receiving of them is made single felony, melted down; or it is more properly applied to punishable with seven years transportation. 12 another kind of furnace, wherein the iron-ore, Geo. III. c. 48. melted down and separated in a former furnace, T. FORGE'T. v.a. preter. furgot, part. forand then cast into sows and pigs, is heated and golten or forgot. (Forzycan, Saxon.) i. Tolose fused over again, and beaten afterwards with memory of; to let go from the remembrance large hammers, and thus rendered more soft, (Atterbury). 2. Not to aliend; to neglecs pure, ductile, and fit for use
(Isaiah). FO'RGER. s. (from forge.) 1. One who FORGETFUL. a. (from forget.) 1. Not makes or forms. 2. One who counterfeits any retaining the memory of. 2. Causing oblivion ; thing (West).
oblivious (Dryden). 3. Inattentive; negliFOʻRGERY. s. (from forge.) 1. The gent; neglectful; careless (Hebrews. Prior), crime of falsification (Stephens). 2. Smith's FORGETFULNESS. s. (from furgetful.) work; the act of the forge (Milton).
1. Oblivion ; cessation to remember ; loss of FORGERY, is where a person counterfeits memory (Shakspeare). 2. Negligence; nethe signature of another with intent to defraud, glect; inattention (Hooker). which by the law of England is made a capital FOʻRGETIVE. a. (from forge.) That may felony.
forge or produce (Shakspeure). A receipt to a cash memorandum is not FORGETTER. s. (trom foryrt.) 1. One a receipt on acquittance for the payment of that forgets. 2. A careless person. money within 2 Geo. 11. c. 25, against for- FORGING, in smithery, the beating or gery.
hammering iron on the anvil, after having first Forgery may be committed by making a made it red-hot in the forge, in order to extend mark in the name of another person. It may it into various formis, and fashion it into works. also be committed in the name of a person who (See Forge.) There are two ways of forging never had existence. And it may be commit- and hammering iron. One is by the force of ted of an instrument, though such an instru- the hand, in which there are usually several ment as the one forged does not exist either in persons employed, one of them turning the law or fact.
iron, and hammering likewise, and the rest Indorsing a real bill of exchange with a fic- quly hammering. The other way is by the titious name is forgery; although the use of a force of a water-mill, which raises and works fictitious name was not essential to the negoci- several huge hammers, beyond the force of ation.
man; under the strokes whereof the workmen A forged bank-note (although the word present large lumps or pieces of iron, which pounds is omitted in the body of it), and there are sustained at one end by the anvils, and at is no water-mark in the paper, is a counterfeit the other by iron chains fastened to the cieling note for the payment of money.
of the forge. (See Mill.) This last way of Altering an entry of money received, made forging is only used in the largest works, as 'anby a cashier of the bank, in the bank-book of chors for ships, &c. which usually weigh sea person keeping cash there, by prefixing a fic veral thousand pounds. For the lighter works, gure to increase the amount of the sum receive a single man serves to hold, heat, and turn ed, is forging a receipt for money.
with one hand, while he hammers with the A receipt indorsed on a bill of exchange in a other. Each purpose the work is designed for hctitious name is forgery, although such name requires its proper heat; for if the iron be too cold, it will not feel the weight of the hammer,as the Italian cannot by any means endure to the smiths call it when it will not batter under have his dish touched with fingers, seeing all the hammer; and if it be too hot it will red- men's fingers are not alike cleane. Hereupon sear, that is, break or crack under the ham. I myself ihought good to imitate the Italian mer. The several degrees of heat the smiths fashion by this forked cutting of meate, not give their iron are, first, a blood-red heat; se- only while I was in Italy, but also in Germacondly, a white-flame heat ; and thirdly, a ny, and oftentimes in England since I came sparkling or welding heat.
home : being once quipped for that frequently To FORGI'VE. v. a. pret. forgave; part. using my forke, by a certain learned gentlepass. forgiven. (fonjifan, Saxon.) 1. To par- man a familiar friend of mine, Mr. Lawrence don; not to punish (Prior). 2. To pardon a Whitaker: who in his merry humour doubted crime (Isaiuh). 3. To remit; not to exact debt not to call me a table Turcifer, only for using or penalty.
a forke at feeding, but for no other cause." FORGIVENESS. s. (forzifenisse, Sax.) Fork (Tuning), an instrument used by 1. The act of forgiving (Daniel.) 2. Pardon musicians to pitch the key of a tune to be sung. of an offender (Dryden). 3. Pardon of an It is made of steel, much in the shape of a taoffence (South). 4. Tenderness; willingness ble fork, though with longer and thicker to pardon (Sprat). 5 Remission of a fine, prongs; these being put into motion by strikpenalty, or debt.
ing or otherwise, yield, in consequence of their FORGIVER. s. (from forgive.) One who vibration, a fine, clear tone, as of the note G, pardons.
A, C, from which the key note of the tune FORGOT. FORGO'TTEN. (part. pass. of is readily taken. forget.) Not remembered (Prior).
Fork. (furca.) In botany. A divided to FORHA'IL. v. a. To harass, tear, tor- prickle. Called bifid or trifid from the num
ber of divisions, Exemplified in berberis, FORISFAMILIATION, in law. When ribes, gleditsia, &c. a child, upon receiving a portion from his fa- To Fork. v. n. (from the noun.) To shoot ther, or otherwise, renounces his legal title to into blades, as corn does out of the ground. any further share of his father's succession, he FOʻRKED. a. (from fork.) Opening into is said to be forisfamiliated.
two or more parts (Shakspeare), FORK, a well known instrument, consist- FORKED,' furcatus : branched or sub-di. ing of a handle and blade, divided at the end vided, usually into two. Applied to anthers ; into two or more points or prongs. The pitch- to bristles; as in leontodon hispidum, Arabis fork is a large utensil of this construction, em- thaliana ; to fronds, as in Jungerinannia furployed in hay-making, &c. The table-fork, cata ; and to stems; but dichotomous is more an instrument now so indispensable, did not proper, at least when they divide more than come into use in England till the reign of once. James I. as we learn from a remarkable pas- FOʻRKEDLY. ad. In a forked form. Sage in Coryat. The reader will probably FO'RKEDNESS. s. (from forked.) The smile at the soleinn manner in which this im- quality of opening into two parts or more. portant discovery or innovation is related : FORKIEAD. s. (fork and head.) Point "Here I will inention a thing that might of an arrow (Spenser). have been spoken of before in discourse of the FOʻRKY. u. (from fork.) Forked; furfirst Italian towns. I observed a custom in all cated; opening into two parts (Pope). those Italian cities and townes through the FORLANA, a kind of dance much used in which I passed, that is not used in any other Venice. country that I saw in my travels, neither do I FORLI, an ancient town of Romagno, cathinke that any other nation of Christendome pital of a territory of the same name, with a doth use it, but only Italy. The Italian and bishop's see. Lat. 44. 16 N. Lon. 11.44 E. also most strangers that are commonant in Italy, FORLOʻRE, a. Deserted; forsaken (Fair. dne always at their meals use a little forke when far). they eat their meate; for while with their kvife, FORLOʻRN. a. (Forloren, Saxon.) 1. which they hold in one hand, they cut the Deserted ; des:itute ; forsaken ; wretched; helpmeate out of the dish, they fasten the forke less; solitary (Knolles. Fenton). 2. Taken which they hold in the other hand upon the away (Spenser). 3. Small; despicable (Shaksame dish, so that whatsoever he be, that sitting speare). in the company of any others at meale, should For Loʻrn. s. 1. A lost, solitary, forsaken unadvisedly' touch the dish of meat with his man (Shakspeare). 2. FORLORN Hope. The fingers, from which all the table doe, he will soldiers who are sent first to attack, and are give occasion of offence unto the company, as therefore doomed 10 perish (Dryden). having transgressed the lawes of good inanners, FORLO'RNNESS. s. Destitution ; misery; insomuch that for his error, he shall be at least solitude (Boyle). brow-beaten, if not reprehended in wordes. To FORLI'E. v. n. (from fore and lie.) To This form of feeding I understand is generally lie before (Spenser). used in all parts of Italy, their forkes for the FORM. s. (forma, Latin.) 1. The extera Inost part being made of yronn, steele, and some nal appearance of any thing; representation ; of silver, but those are used only by gentlemen. shape (Grew). 2. Being, as modified by a The reason of this their curiosity is, because particular shape (Dryden). 3. Particular
model or modification (Addison). 4. Beauty; 11 Hen. VII. c. 12. having enacted, that elegance of appearance (Isaiah). 5. Regulari. counsel and attorneys, &c. shall be assigned to ty; method; order (Shahspeure). 6. External such poor persons gratis. Where it appears appearance without the essential qualities; that any pauper has sold or contracted for the empty show (Swifi). 7. Ceremony; external benefit of his suit whilst it is depending in rites (Clarendon). 8. Stated method; esta- court, such cause shall be thenceforth totally blished practice ; ritual and prescribed inode dismissed ; and a person suing in forma pauperis (Hooker). 9. A long seat (IVatts). 10. A shall not have a new trial granted him, but is
a rank of students (Dryden).' 11. The to aquiesce in the judgment of the court. seat or bed of a hare (Prior). 12. The essen- FO'RMAL. a. (formel, Fr. formalis, Lat.) tial, specifical, or distinguishing nodification 1. Ceremonious; solemn; precise ; exact to asof matter, so as to give it a peculiar manner of fectation (Ba.). 2. Done according to estabexistence (Harris). See also on the word lished rules and methods; not sudden (Hooker). Form our article DictioNARY.
Regular; methodical (Waller). 4. ExterForm, in the sportsman's dialect, is the spot nal; having the appearance but not the essence in which the hare takes her seat at the dawn (Dryden). 5. Depending upon establishment of day, to secrete herself, after having followed or custom (Pope). 6. Having the power of her various exercise all night (or rather in the making any thing what it is; constituent; esearly part of the morning) to avoid discovery. sential (Holder). 7. Retaining its proper and When found sitting, she is said to be in her essential characteristic; regular; proper (Shakform. If shot as she sits, without being pre- speare). viously disturbed, she is then said to have been FO’RMALIST. s. (formaliste, French.) shot in her form. Hares rary their places of One who practises external ceremony; one sitting according to the season, the sun, and who prefers appearance to reality (Souih). the wind. Soon after harvest they are found FORMA’LITY. s. (formalité, French.) 1. in wheat, barley, and oat stubbles, as well as Ceremony; established mode of behaviour. 2. in rushy grass moors: when these become Solemn order, mode, habit, or dress (Swift). bare, they retire to coverts, banks, hedges, and 3. External appearance (Glanville). 4. Eshedge-rows. After Christmas, and in the sence; the quality by which any thing is what spring months, dry fallows, particularly those it is (Śtilling fleer). lying towards the sun with an ascent, are sel- To FOʻRNALIZE. v. a. ( formalizer, Fr.) dom without hares, if there be any in the dis- 1. To model; to modify (Llooker). 2. To aftrict.
fect formality. Form (Printer's), an assemblage of letters, FORMALLY. ad. (from formal.) 1. Acwords and lines, ranged in order, and so dis- cording to established rules (Shakspeare). 2. posed into pages by the compositor; from Ceremoniously; stiffy; precisely (Collier). 3. which, by means of ink and a press, the print. In open appearance (I looker). 4. Essentially; ed sheets are drawn. Every form is inclosed characteristically (Smalridge). in an iron chase, wherein it is firmly locked FORMATION. s. (formation, French.) by a number of pieces of wood; some long and 1. The act of forming or generating (Watts). narrow, and others of the shape of wedges. 2. The manner in which a thing is formed. There are two forms required for every sheet, FO'RMATIVE. a. (from formo, Latin.) one for each side; and each form consists of Having the power of giving form; plastic more or fewer pages, according to the size of (Bentley). the book. See PRINTING.
FORME, in the manage, a French term for Form Of A SERIES, in algebra, that affec- swelling in the very substance of a horse's tion of an undeterminate series, which arises pastern, and not in the skin. Solleysel says, from the different values of the indices of the this complaint occurs as well in the hind legs unknown quantity.
as in the fore; “ and though it be an iniperTo Form. v. a. (formo, Latin.) 1. To fection not very common, yet it is dangerous, make out of materials (Pope). 2. To model in that it will admit of no other remedy but to a particular shape (Milton). 3. To modify; firing, and taking out the sole; neither can the to scheme; to plan (Dryden). 4. To arrange; fire be given to that part without great diffito combine in a particular manner: as, lie culty and hazard. In the beginning the forme formed his troops. 5. To adjust; to settle does not exceed half the bigness of a pigçon's (Decay of Piety). 6. To contrive; to coin egg, but labour and exercise will inake it, in (Rowe). 7. To model by education or insti- tiine, to grow to about half the bigness of a tution (Dryden),
hen's egg; and the nearer it is situated to the FORMÅ PAUPERIS, in law, is when a coronet upon the quarters, so much the more person has just cause of suit, but is so poor that dangerous it is." This seems to be nothing he cannot defray the usual charges of suing at more than the disease called a quittor. law or in equity; in which case, on making FORMEDON, in law, (breve de forma dooath that he is not worth 5i. in the world, on nationis) a writ that lies for a person who has all his debts being paid, and producing a certi- a right to lands or tenements, by virtue of an ficate from some lawyer that he has good cause entail, arising from the statute of Westminster. of suit, the judge will admit him to sue in 2. Ch. II. forma paupris; that is, without paying any fee FOʻRMER. s. (from form.) He that forms; to counsellors, attorneys, or clerks: the státute maker; contriver; planner (Ray).