feirie

adjective
fei·​rie | \ ˈfē-rē How to pronounce feirie (audio) \

Definition of feirie

Scotland

First Known Use of feirie

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for feirie

Middle English (Scots) fery, from Old English fēre able to go; akin to Old English faran to travel, fare

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“Feirie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feirie. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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