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fay


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fay  \Fay\,  n.  [F.  f['e]e.  See  {Fate},  and  cf  {Fairy}.] 
  A  fairy;  an  elf.  ``Yellow-skirted  fays.''  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fay  \Fay\,  n.  [OF.  fei,  F.  foi.  See  {Faith}.] 
  Faith;  as  by  my  fay.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fay  \Fay\  (f[=a]),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {fayed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Faying}.]  [OE.  feien,  v.t.  &  i.,  AS  f[=e]gan  to  join 
  unite;  akin  to  OS  f[=o]gian,  D.  voegen  OHG.  fuogen  G. 
  f["u]gen,  Sw  foga.  See  {Fair},  and  cf  {Fadge}.] 
  (Shipbuilding) 
  To  fit  to  join  to  unite  closely,  as  two  pieces  of  wood,  so 
  as  to  make  the  surface  fit  together. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fay  \Fay\,  v.  i.  (Shipbuilding) 
  To  lie  close  together;  to  fit  to  fadge;  --  often  with  in 
  into  with  or  together. 
 
  {Faying  surface},  that  surface  of  an  object  which  comes  with 
  another  object  to  which  it  is  fastened;  --  said  of  plates, 
  angle  irons,  etc.,  that  are  riveted  together  in  shipwork. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Fay,  OK 
  Zip  code(s):  73646