feirie

adjective

fei·​rie ˈfē-rē How to pronounce feirie (audio)
Scotland

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of feirie was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Feirie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feirie. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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