Word of the day

The word for today is…

foray (noun) – 1. A sudden raid or military advance.
2. A venture or an initial attempt, especially outside one’s usual area.

(verb) – 1. To make a raid.
2. To make inroads, as for profit or adventure.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Foray comes from Middle English forrayen and probably traces back to an Anglo-French word that meant “raider” or “forager.” It’s related to the word forage, which commonly means “to wander in search of food (or forage).” Foray, in its earliest sense, referred to a raid for plunder. Relatively recently, foray began to take on a broader meaning. In a sense, foray still refers to a trip into a foreign territory. These days, though, looting and plundering needn’t be involved in a foray. When you take a foray, you dabble in an area, occupation, or pastime that’s new to you.