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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 for·ay /ˈfɔrˌe, ˈfor, ˈfɑr ||fɔˈre ||fəˈ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·ay n.  A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.
 The huge Earl Doorm, . . .
 Bound on a foray, rolling eyes of prey.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·ay, v. t. To pillage; to ravage.
    He might foray our lands.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sudden short attack [syn: raid, maraud]
      2: an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of
         competence); "scientists' forays into politics"
      v 1: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people
           looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
           [syn: plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle,
            ransack, pillage]
      2: briefly enter enemy territory