Usage examples for foiled

  1. Darvil sank down, sullen and foiled – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. He next orders separate bodies to approach the valley and seek a crossing, first, if possible, up river, then, as they fail, lower and lower down, and each to be ready as it is foiled at each bridge to fall back north in concentration, and to group in gathering numbers further and further down the stream, and near to his place at the head of the line, Acheux. – Crecy by Hilaire Belloc