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[in-fair] /ˈɪnˌfɛər/
noun, Older Use.
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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A wedding made imperative an infare—that is to say, if the high contracting parties had parental approval.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South Martha McCulloch Williams
  • The threat of lurking enemies had shadowed the celebration of wedding and infare.

    The Tempering Charles Neville Buck
  • After the wedding came the "infare," with the going from the home of the bride to the home of the groom.

  • 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
  • They stepped the tune to the singing of a ballad, nor did they tire though the infare wedding lasted all of three days and nights.

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

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South Martha McCulloch Williams
  • She can not manage the "infare" unless Susan comes home and helps.

  • The dreams were supposed to be truly related next day at the infare—but I question if they always were.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South Martha McCulloch Williams
  • 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

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