Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Forá-re, v. a.
1. to bore, pierce through. — una chiave, to bore a key; 2. to penetrate, go or get through, to wimble. — i più segreti luoghi, to penetrate into the most hidden places; s. m. Forá-tóre; adj. Forá-nte.
Florio: a worlde of wordes, or most copious, dictionarie in Italian and English
forare: to beare, to pierce, to hole. Also to make hollow.