Middle English, from Old English gefēra; akin to Old English faran to go, travel — more at fare
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Fere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fere. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
See Definitions and Examples »
Get Word of the Day daily email!