infare

noun
in·​fare | \ ˈin-ˌfer How to pronounce infare (audio) \

Definition of infare

chiefly dialectal
: a reception for a newly married couple

First Known Use of infare

1595, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for infare

Middle English, entrance, from Old English infær, from in + fær way, from faran to go — more at fare

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