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Fairing (A)

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A present from a fair. The ing is a patronymic = a descendant of, come from, belonging to.

“Fairings come thus plentifully in.”


Shakespeare: Love’s Labour’s Lost, v. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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