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noun \ˈfir\

Definition of fere

  1. 1 archaic :  companion 1

  2. 2 archaic :  spouse

Origin and Etymology of fere

Middle English, from Old English gefēra; akin to Old English faran to go, travel — more at fare

First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with fere

beer, bier, blear, cere, cheer, clear, dear, deer, Deere, drear, ear, fear, fleer, gear, hear, here, jeer, leer, mere, mir, near, peer, pier, Pierre, queer, rear, schmear, sear, seer, sere, shear, sheer, skirr, smear, sneer, spear, speer, sphere, steer, tear, tier, Trier, Tyr, veer, weir, year

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less dense or relating to a select group

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