- a companion; mate.
Origin of fere
Examples from the Web for fere
Dec. 7th, George my man had the great fall of the ladder, hora 10 fere mane.
Its cunsumsion and they won't have me back for fere of my giving it to others.Winnie Childs
C. N. Williamson
It was at Fere Champenoise that we passed through the first village which had been entirely destroyed by the retreating Germans.The White Road to Verdun
She hits massa with de hoe 'cause he try 'fere with her and she try stop him.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.
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It was now possible to touch and study paganism almost (fere) without danger.The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
- a companion
- Also: fier a husband or wife
Word Origin and History for fere
"companion" (obsolete), from Middle English fere, a shortening of Old English gefera "associate, comrade, fellow-disciple; wife, man, servant," from root of faran "to go, travel" (cf. German Gefährte "companion;" see fare (v.)).