Definition of foe:
- combatant (part of speech: noun)
- opponent (part of speech: noun)
- enemy (part of speech: noun)
- "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
Men considered the sun, for example, only as a very useful thing which brought them light with which they could see their foe, and the moon as a mysterious object sent to make the night a little less dark.- "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.
We confess, with regret, that Protestantism, although she admits the right of private judgment, has proved a foe to civil and religious liberty, But unlike Catholicism, she has made concessions; reluctantly, indeed, but still she has made them.- "Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues", John Alberger.