affeiring

adjective

af·​feir·​ing
ə-ˈfir-iŋ
Scottish

Word History

Etymology

from present participle of obsolete English affeir to pertain, be proper, from Middle English afferen, affieren, from Middle French afferir, aferir, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin afferire, alteration of Latin afferre

First Known Use

1545, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of affeiring was in 1545

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“Affeiring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affeiring. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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