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feis

noun, often capitalized \ˈfesh\

Definition of feis

plural

feiseanna

\-shənə\
  1. 1 :  an assembly in ancient Ireland for the promulgation of laws and for competition in artistic, intellectual, and physical prowess — compare aenach

  2. 2 :  an Irish folk festival or convention patterned on the ancient feis and featuring games and competitions and usually traditional Irish music and dancing — compare eisteddfod

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Origin and Etymology of feis

Irish Gaelic, from Middle Irish, feast; akin to Old English wist food, feast, existence, Old High German wist food, Old Norse vist food, dwelling, Gothic wists nature, essence, Old English wesan to be — more at was


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feis

Definition of feis

  1. plural of fei

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