foy

noun
\ˈfȯi \

Definition of foy 

chiefly Scotland

: a farewell feast or gift

First Known Use of foy

circa 1645, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for foy

Dutch dialect fooi feast at end of the harvest

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about foy

Dictionary Entries near foy

fox wedge

fox wolf

foxy

foy

foyaite

foy boat

foyer

Statistics for foy

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for foy

The first known use of foy was circa 1645

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on foy

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with foy

Comments on foy

What made you want to look up foy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a soft lustrous wool fabric with mohair

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!