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infare

[in-fair]
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noun Older Use.
  1. a party or reception for a newly married couple.

Origin of infare

before 1000; Middle English; Old English infǣr a going in. See in-1, fare
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Historical Examples

  • The threat of lurking enemies had shadowed the celebration of wedding and infare.

    The Tempering

    Charles Neville Buck

  • A wedd'n' is a wedd'n', a infare is a infare, a Chris'mus dinneh is a Chris'mus dinneh!

    John March, Southerner

    George W. Cable

  • O'Keefe was riding on that moonlit night at the gallop of bold dreams, and in his mind were visions of wedding and infare.

    A Pagan of the Hills

    Charles Neville Buck

  • After the wedding came the "infare," with the going from the home of the bride to the home of the groom.

  • Maybe I had better explain that infare meant the bride's going home—to her new house, or at least her new family.