Foe (?), n. [OE. fo, fa, AS. f?h hostile; prob. akin to E. fiend. &root;81.]

See Fiend, and cf. Feud a quarrel.

1.

One who entertains personal enmity, hatred, grudge, or malice, against another; an enemy.

A man's foes shall be they of his own household. Matt. x. 36

2.

An enemy in war; a hostile army.

3.

One who opposes on principle; an opponent; an adversary; an ill-wisher; as, a foe to religion.

A foe to received doctrines. I. Watts

 

© Webster 1913.


Foe (?), v. t.

To treat as an enemy.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.