infare

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 made arrangements for an infair, and returned to ask her parents for her.

b) A party or entertainment given to friends upon newly entering a house; a housewarming.

He stretched his arms above his head and drew a long sigh of pleasurable reminiscence. “We hed a right sorter sociable evenin. Ill be bound they air all over yander at the infair now.”

2. verb /ˈɪnfɛə/

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 — [in′far΄] n. [ME infer, entrance < OE infær < inn, IN 1 + fær, a going < faran, a going < faran: see FARE] Dial. a reception or dinner party after a wedding, usually on the day after …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • infare — noun Etymology: Middle English, entrance, from Old English infær, from in + fær way, from faran to go more at fare Date: 1595 chiefly dialect a reception for a newly married couple …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • infare — /in fair /, n. Older Use. a party or reception for a newly married couple. [bef. 1000; ME; OE infaer a going in. See IN 1, FARE] * * * …   Universalium

  • infare — in·fare …   English syllables

  • infare — in•fare [[t]ˈɪnˌfɛər[/t]] n. Dial. sts a party or reception for a newly married couple • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME; OE infaru, infær. See in I, fare …   From formal English to slang

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sociality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Sociality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 sociality sociality sociability sociableness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 social intercourse social intercourse Sgm: N 1 consociation consociation Sgm: N 1 intercourse intercourse int …   English dictionary for students

  • Ulysses (novel) — infobox Book | name = Ulysses orig title = translator = image caption = 1922 first edition cover author = James Joyce cover artist = language = English series = genre = Novel, Modernism, Stream of consciousness publisher = Sylvia Beach release… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”