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  1. a pseudo-archaic spelling of fair 2, fare
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Examples from the Web for fayre

Historical Examples of fayre

  • She asked him, as was her gyse: syr, wyll ye haue any fygges; they be fayre and good?

    Shakespeare Jest-Books;


  • The likeliest endings for the first two lines are tendre and fayre.

  • So the junk was forced to stay all this day, and loose a fayre wynde.

  • The long winter was past, and Fayre lay basking in the warmth of May.

    The Little Grey House

    Marion Ames Taggart

  • More seemelye it is for her fayre bodye To lye by mee then thee.