DSL - DOST   Furth, adv. Also: fwrthe, furthe, furtht, furhtt, furght, furch(t; fourth(e, fourtht, foourth, foorth.  [ME. furthe, furth (a 1400), occas. var. of forth(e, OE. forþ.]
    1. With verbs of motion: a. Forth, forward, onward.  Thou sall pas furth with my blessing; Barb. v. 249.  How scho furth suld caryit be; Ib. xvi. 287.  Thai cryit hei ... , `furth to the wall'; Ib. xvii. 680.  The emperoure, ... send thame furth on thare way; Leg. S. xxix. 563.  He tuke wpe sayle, and furth he past; Wynt. ii. 749.  Furth on hors rycht fast rydand; Ib. viii. 7019.  With that scho tuke hir leif & furth can ga; Henr. Fab. 185.  The cartaris ... callyt furth the cartis; Wall. ix. 718.  Richt furth he gois no thing anguler; Bk. Chess 2156.  Thow ma ... consydder That ane blynde man is led furth be ane uther; Dunb. xc. 35.  Furth in the feild he raid; Stewart 27078.  The 3ong partan vald nocht gang euyn furtht; Compl. 159/27.  To se the Quene furth rydant on the plaine; 1567 Sat. P. vii. 50.  Then follow furth ... that way unfeard; James VI Ess. 39.
    b. Out from a place.  Thair archeris furth to thame thai send; Barb. ix. 151.  Thai that war went furth beforn ... fled; Ib. x. 245.  Cum furth, my hundis, here in hy; Leg. S. i. 439.  Of it [sc. the kirk] furth thai cuth nocht wyn; Ib. xxi. 680.  The king he rais and furth he gais; Alex. ii. 29.  The sys ... 3id fwrtht and was awyssit; 1460 Peebles B. Rec. 138.  The saidis craftis sall ... bring him furth and gar bery him honestlie; 1474 Edinb. B. Rec. I. 32.  He saw the King was engreuit, and gat furth glaid; Rauf C. 601.  Ane old 3aid aver, Schott furth our clewch to pull the clever; Dunb. lxi. 26.  The freir ... saw ... thair wantit nocht, Bot all wes furth brocht; Freiris Berw. 399.  The greit hole in the buriall dyke quhair the folk ... clam in and furth; 1565-6 Edinb. Old Acc. II. 234.  The chancelar on sett purpois raid fourtht to meit him; Pitsc. I. 41/3.  The King past furthe at the yet in the nether bailye; Moysie 22.  To remove themselffs ... furth und fra the saidis landes; 1618 Wemyss Chart. (MS).
    c. In verse sometimes preceding the verb.  As thai furth farand ware; Leg. S. ii. 233.  Richt so did the ferd quhair he furth fure; Howlat 601.  Thair was na fyue of thay freikis that micht him furth fend; Rauf C. 655.  Thocht I thame write furthfollowand hys vers; Doug. i. Prol. 16.  Baith his handys joyfull furthstracht he than; Ib. vi. xi. 13.
    d. Outward, further out; to a distance.  The land of Surry ... Furtht strekand to the Grekes Se; Wynt. i. 897.  And sua furth est as Dunberrow streikis; 1434 Liber. Aberbr. 67.  The wolf braid furth his fute; Henr. Fab. 2306.  I lukit furth a litil me befor; Id. III. 114/9.  The flour delys furthspred hys hevynly hew; Doug. xii. Prol. 118.  To leuk far furtht gyf he culd see ony schips; Compl. 40/48.  As far furth as Merchinstone vpon the borrow moore; Bann. Trans. 170.  His maiestie beknit furth his hand to me; 1600 Acts IV. 210/1.
    2. a. Out into view or notice.  The pomp of pryde ay furth schawis; Barb. iv. 122.  As he pwt furth hys treté, Ambros sayd [etc.]; Wynt. v. 3761.  Thai ... son schawis furcht al thar entent; Thewis of Wysmen 386.  I sall say furth the south, dissymyland no word; Dunb. Tua Mar. W. 157.  That thow schaw furth thi synnes al and sum; Id. xc. 56.  Quhen the committaris of trason ar tryit furtht; Compl. 130/17.  That the saidis magistratis of Edinburgh cers furth all the vnfrie tovnes; 1582 Conv. Burghs I. 137.  The suspitioun whairof burst furth so far that [etc.]; Knox ii 322.
    b. Forward, further, in action or discourse.  Syne mad I furth mencione Of hir ded & hir assumpcione; Leg. S. Prol. 90.  Sanct Machor Furth preichit as he did befor The Pechtis; Ib. xxvii. 850.  Than wyll he wyth the tothir [horn] mak Hys bargane furth; Wynt. i. 767.  Nowe tharefore in to certane terme This tretys furtht I wyll afferme; Ib. ii. Prol. 20.  Gif hop be led with reson furcht; Ratis R. 591.  Strik nocht ay furtht thi fellony; Consail Wys Man 341.  We leiff thaim her, and spek furth off Wallas; Wall. iii. 36.  Of Wallace furth I will yow tell; Ib. V. 225.  Thairefter rang his son Eduard of Wyndissore furth in his cruelnes; As. MS. I. 210/7.  Sum raiffis furght rudly with riatus speche; Dunb. Tua Mar. W. 481.  Lat fortoune wirk furthe hir rage; Id. lxix. 23.  Oys furth thy chance; quhat nedis proces mar? Doug. xii. xiv. 110.  The hound werie, and fochin furth his fill; Rolland Seven S. 1816.  This nobill lady ... exorted all the chiftieans of the airmie to bear fourtht the seige; Pitsc. I. 144/2.
    c. Swa furth, so far on or forward.  He wes swa furth of his wer, That he wes passit throu all Ireland; Barb. xvi. 320.
    3. Out, in various, esp. figurative, senses. (1)  Hit is accordit ... that thai sall stand furght for hym and his boundes; 1384 Acts I. 349/2.  Quhen scho was furth and fre scho was full fane; Henr. Fab. 187.  The ... halding furth of the sade Patrik and his servituris out of his sade tak and maling; 1496 Acta Conc. II. 20.  The see was furth; the sand wes smoith & drye; Lynd. Dreme 115.  John Scot gat ane roung and held him furth on force; 1556 Peebles B. Rec. 233.  Quha, closet furth at the Castel 3ettis, ludget up and doun the toun as tha mycht; Dalr. II. 175/19.  Act ane hundreth and ellevin ... left furth in the omitted actis; Bisset II. 197/15.  Persones that hes ... money furth vpone annuell; 1626 Conv. Burghs III. 218. (2)  Peying furcht 3eirlie ... the soum of fourtie schillingis; 1537 Reg. Episc. Aberd. I. 414.  To bring furth bayth staig and stirk; Maitl. F. xv. 84.  To serche furch the acts of the conventiouns haldin; 1581 Conv. Burghs I. 112.  To cheis furch an vnsuspect couwnsall; 1590 Ib. 321.  Dettis awin in to him and furtht be him; 1593 Edinb. Test. XXV. 179.  Ane English man, who gaue him selfe foourth to be a phesitian; Lamont 26.  That ... ther be boanfyres putt furth be the haill inhabitants; 1683 Lanark B. Rec. 217. (3)  We than ... The blesand haris bet furth; Doug. ii. xi. 13.  Furth quynchyng gan the starris, one be one; Ib. xiii. Prol. 164.  I wald it war so sloknit furtht and sett assyde; Pitsc. I. 38/7.  The lichts went furth, the kirke doore being close; 1606 S. Leith Rec. 4/1.  The Atholers ... fyred a stack or two, bot they stayed and put them foorth againe; 1653 Lamont Diary 77. (4)  Undir the pane of ... the dingin fourcht of the calderun bodim; 1521 Stirling B. Rec. I. 12.
    4. In various phrases. (1)  Quhethir he ... suld ... syne Do furth his lordis commandyne; Barb. i. 256.  Quhat thu has in thocht ... Do fourth; Leg. S. iii. 608.  He ... bade and dyde furth his service; Wynt. v. 1633.  Do fourth thi dedys, and be noucht lathe; Ib. vii. 74.  Do furth thy mercat; at me thow sall nocht wyn; Henr. Fab. 2087.  I trete for na favour; Do furch thi devoir; Gol. & Gaw. 1048. (2)  [Fustian to] eyk furht ane pair of blankettis to the Kingis grace; 1541 Treas. Acc. viii. 42.  The ... maister of wark ... to end furth the hous ... ordanit for the saidis lordis; 1562 Edinb. B. Rec. III. 133.  Caus him to cum and mak furth his seruice to his maister; 1563 Waus Corr. I. 32. (3)  To big, have and set furth fore staris afornent the Kingis calsay; 1515 Reg. Privy S. I. 389/1.  In this meanetyme, wer despitfull verses ... set fourth against the Regent; Bann. Memor. 3.  To set foorth ... The praise vntrewe of kings and noble men; James VI Ess. 23.  Ther were many beane fyres sett foorth in token of joy; 1651 Lamont Diary 33. (4)  James, son and ayre ... Alexander the second son and ayre ... and sa furth fail3eand of ane sone til ane uthir; 1445 Misc. Spald. C. V. 282.  As we se that dayly it movis fra the orient to the occident, and fra the occident to the orient agayne, and sa furth; Hay I. 75/29.  What dyocie should first be heard, what secondlie, and swa foorth of the rest; 1562 Bk. Univ. Kirk I. 14. (5)  This far furth I dar him prais; Dunb. l. 46.
    5. Furth of, out of. a. In contexts implying departure or removal. (1)  The Romaynes put thame furth of the toune; Hay I. 45/23.  A peple callit the Pictis come furth of Sithia; Asl. MS. I. 246/2.  To tak copyis of ony bukis furtht of our realme; 1507 Reg. Privy S. I. 223/2.  [They] houndit thair cattale furth of thar avne ground; 1518 Peebles B. Rec. 46.  A gilt challice stollin furtht of the abbay of Newbottill; 1527 Treas. Acc. V. 324.  Certane geir tane fra tua Almanis cuming furth of Inglande to get service; 1549 Ib. IX. 327.  The said William Stewart was broucht furth of Edinburgh to Sanctandros; Pitsc. II. 217/32.  Bying of the wairis cuming furth of the realm; 1605 Conv. Burghs II. 200.  He ... did for some tyme withdraw himself furth of the countrey; 1664 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. I. 635.  A pass to go furth of the Kingdome upon his enacting himself never to returne; 1689 Acts XII. 66/1. (2)  The wild fyre down sche slang Furth of the clowdis; Doug. i. i. 76.  The bludy strandis, Quhilkis sprang furth of his feit, and handis; Lynd. Mon. 3914.  Ane blast of eistrene winde come fourtht of the sie; Pitsc. I. 312/9.  Passand airlie furth of hir bed; 1597 Misc. Spald. C. I. 112.  Casting of himself heidlongis furth of ane windoe; 1613 Wemyss Chart. MS. (3)  For ministracioun of iustice apon personis replegyt ... furth of our said iustice ayr; 1526 Liber Aberbr. 460.  The said day of his depairting furth of captiuitie; 1550 Digest Justiciary Proc. B. 11.  The escaiping of the said Alexander Keith furth of ward; 1639 Aberd. B. Rec. III. 145. (4)  We charge our Justice Clerk ... that he putt the samyn [dittay] furth of oure rollis; 1487 Paisley B. Rec. 25.  All termz tocum, quhill the said George ... recover the sammyn furth of the kingis handis; 1510 Reg. Privy S. I. 324/1.  The annuell pait furtht of the said kirk; 1557 Reg. Cupar A. II. 136.  The fermes, ... teindis, and dewateis auchtand furth of the saidis landis; 1571 Misc. Abbotsf. C. 32.  Quhen twelve or maa men ar chosen furth of ony part of the cuntrie; Skene Verb. S. s.v. Bona patria.  Under the pane of fourtie poundis and going furth of his said cawtioner for him; 1645 Peebles Gleanings 225.  Their officers ... took from him his letters of horning and ... deleit the said Grissell and her spous their names furth theroff; 1665 Reg. Privy C. 3 Ser. II. 52.
    b. In contexts implying place or condition. (1)  He salbe responsale of the movable gudis of aireschip to his broder elder that is furth of the realme; 1511 Reg. Privy S. I. 344/2.  All thai persouns quhilkis ... remanis furth of the town contrar the act; 1535 Edinb. B. Rec. II. 72.  The said William left furth of the said enteris ane punsioun of gudis; 1552 Ib. 167.  Gif he be essonzied, as furth of the cuntrie; Skene Reg. Maj. ii. 7.  Without exemptione to any, except vpon the account of sickness, or prior absence furth of the toune; 1664 Aberd. B. Rec. IV. 210. (2)  With play and sport, ... To keip him furth of desperatioun; Stewart 42435.  Efter sche was convaleseit furtht of hir seiknes; 1551 Treas. Acc. X. 29.  To hef bene assuirit ... that we had bene furth of that way in ony poynt; Win3et I. 56/1.  The Governour [etc.] ... merched foirduart with gret furie, almoste furth of ordoure; Leslie 197.  Quhill the cherurgeanis testifie the woundit persoun to be furth of all danger; 1578 Edinb. B. Rec. IV. 69.
    6. Forward or later in respect of time or order.  To put in wryt a suthfast story, That it lest ay furth in memory; Barb. i. 14.  Thair worschip ... lestand ay furth in lovyng; Ib. xvi. 531.  Prayand to God ... That he wald ... Sa kepe thare child furth that he [etc.]; Leg. S. xxvii. 105.  Quhilk somme I oblys me ... to pay [at certain times] ... and swa furht terme in terme and yheir in yheir; 1431 Reg. Great S. 43/2.  Baltasar ... in two diuided land and gud, Gaif him the half, aud so furth aye thai stud; Bk. Chess 1519.  At na persouns be fund on the hie gaitt fra ix houris at evin furth, without ane lanterne; 1519 Edinb. B. Rec. I. 190.  Assedatioun ... for all the terms of thre 3eiris aud sua furth ... unto nynetene 3eiris be gane; 1549 Aberd. B. Rec. I. 434.  Nain of thame sall drinck anie kynd of wyne ... furth and fra the allevint day of November; 1621 Glasgow Weavers 116.
    b. Preceded by fra thyne, fra that time, etc.  Fra thine in-to castyte Thai lufyt [= lived] furth, scho & he; Leg. S. xxiv. 107.  The king ... has ordanit that his chancellar ... sall syt fra hyn furthe thre tymmis in the 3ere; 1425 Acts II. 11/1.  That we sal assing the chapellane ... to sing at the alter fra that tyme furth; 1455 Edinb. Chart. 79.  That is to say sax 3eris fra Witsonday furthe that next cummis; 1474 Acta Aud. 35/2.  That thai sall nocht ... tap darrer aill fra this furth na for xx d. the gallowne; 1523 Edinb. R. Rec. I. 217.  Tha fand borowis fra that furtht to be leill; Stewart 35719.  To mak thair exchange ... fra the nixt feist of Mychaelmes furch; 1578 Conv. Burghs I. 65.