- Chiefly Scot. a farewell gift, feast, or drink.
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Contemporary Examples of foy
Foy subscribes to a similar school of thought: literary, cinematic, and pop enthusiasms fill his debut to bursting.
Speaking with The Tottenville Review, Foy calls his school of writing “gutter opera.”
Foy said Dorner quickly realized he had been recognized and turned down a side road.Is Christopher Dorner Dead?
February 13, 2013
That investment, according to Foy, resulted in a $90 million loss for the state.The Man Obama Double-Crossed
March 12, 2009
Historical Examples of foy
Terence was taken to the quarters of General Foy, who was in command there.Under Wellington's Command
G. A. Henty
He tore off General Milhaud's epaulettes, which he flung into Foy's face.Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray
"You win battles for us without our help," said General Foy to me.Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time
Franois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Foy, against whom there was practically no evidence, was released on $10,000 bail.Homestead
Arthur G. Burgoyne
We were apt to “foy” at our work to the extent of grudging meal-times and sleep.Six to Sixteen
Juliana Horatia Ewing
"parting entertainment," Scottish and dialectal, late 15c., probably ultimately from French voie "way, journey" (see voyage (n.)).