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He is truly one of the forefathers of making reggae live in London.
Ancestor, an′ses-tur, n. one from whom a person has descended: a forefather:—fem.
The oldest and best of all Sanskrit dramas, Hanuman-Natak, is ascribed to this talented forefather of ours.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
It is your own forefather, MacIan with the broken sword, bleeding without hope at Culloden.
THE BALL AND THE CROSSG.K. CHESTERTON
I will not permit you, Captain Roland, to rob me of either forefather, either train of idea.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Forefather's day was observed by the Nashville churches in the theological hall of Fisk University.
Sir Everett Millais restored a pack of basset hounds by crossing them with a bloodhound, the original forefather of bassets.
"Then it is not deterrent," mutters the gentleman whose rude forefather hooted the hangman.
A CYNIC LOOKS AT LIFEAMBROSE BIERCE
It was the culinary forefather of toad-in-the-hole, hot-pot, Irish stew, and of that devil-dreaded Cornish pasty.
And how far shall we hold the sinner responsible for a nature which is itself the punishment of some forefather's crime.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON

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