fere

noun
\ ˈfir How to pronounce fere (audio) \

Definition of fere

1 archaic : companion sense 1
2 archaic : spouse

First Known Use of fere

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for fere

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

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“Fere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fere. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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