fere

noun
\ˈfir \

Definition of fere 

1 archaic : companion sense 1

2 archaic : spouse

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Feres was wrongly decided and heartily deserves the ‘ Dallis Warshaw, Orange County Register, "Rethinking the military’s Feres doctrine," 15 June 2017

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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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