Definitions for FAYfeɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fayfeɪ(n.)

  1. Category: Mythology

    Ref: fairy (def. 1). 1

Origin of fay:

1350–1400; ME faie, fei < MF feie, fee

fayfeɪ(n.)

  1. Obs.

    Ref: faith . 1

Origin of fay:

1250–1300; ME fai, fei < AF, faith

fayfeɪ(n.)

  1. Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. ofay.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of fay:

1925–30

Wiktionary

  1. Fay(ProperNoun)

    , originally a nickname from "faith, loyalty" or "a fairy".

  2. Fay(ProperNoun)

    , anglicized from u00D3 Fiaich and u00D3 Fathaigh.

  3. Fay(ProperNoun)

    A female given name, pet form of Faith or Frances; often used as a middle name.

  4. Origin: From fegien, fæien, from fægja, from fēgijanan, from pōḱ-. Cognate with feja, feje, fegen, vegen. More at feague, fake, fair.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fay(noun)

    a fairy; an elf

  2. Fay(noun)

    faith; as, by my fay

  3. Fay(verb)

    to fit; to join; to unite closely, as two pieces of wood, so as to make the surface fit together

  4. Fay(verb)

    to lie close together; to fit; to fadge; -- often with in, into, with, or together

Freebase

  1. Fay

    Fay is an American sitcom starring Lee Grant as the title character. The series aired on NBC from September 1975 to June 1976.

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