Middle English, from foin fork for spearing fish, from Anglo-French fuin
14th century, in the meaning defined above
15th century, in the meaning defined above
“Foin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foin. 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!