foy

[ foi ]
/ fɔɪ /
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noun

Chiefly Scot. a farewell gift, feast, or drink.
faith.

Nearby words

  1. foxtail wedge,
  2. foxtrot,
  3. foxx,
  4. foxx, jimmie,
  5. foxy,
  6. foyboat,
  7. foyer,
  8. foyt,
  9. foyt, a. j.,
  10. fozy

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Word Origin and History for foy

foy

n.

"parting entertainment," Scottish and dialectal, late 15c., probably ultimately from French voie "way, journey" (see voyage (n.)).

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