infair
Infare In"fare`, n. [AS. inf[ae]r entrance.] A house-warming; especially, a reception, party, or entertainment given by a newly married couple, or by the husband upon receiving the wife to his house. [Written also {infair}.] [Scot., & Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • infair — see infare n …   Useful english dictionary

  • infare — 1. noun /ˈɪnfɛə/ a) A party or other celebration held to mark someone entering a new home, especially the arrival of a bride at her new home; a wedding reception. At our next meeting we set the day for our wedding; and I went to my fathers, and… …   Wiktionary

  • Infare — In fare , n. [AS. inf[ae]r entrance.] A house warming; especially, a reception, party, or entertainment given by a newly married couple, or by the husband upon receiving the wife to his house. [Written also {infair}.] [Scot., & Local, U. S.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infare — ˈinˌfa(a)ər, fe(ə)r noun Etymology: Middle English infer, infair entrance, infare, from Old English infær entrance, from in, inn in + fær way, journey, from faran to go, travel more at in, fare chiefly dialect : a feast and reception for a newly… …   Useful english dictionary

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