English Dictionary

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

foy1 (fɔɪ) 

Definitions

noun

  1. (obsolete) the quality of allegiance or loyalty
  2. (Scottish, dialect) a parting gift or entertainment, especially (in Scotland) for a woman on the eve of her marriage or to celebrate the end of a particular season (fishing, harvest, etc)

foy2 (fɔɪ) 

Definitions

intransitive verb

  1. (nautical, dialect) to assist a ship in distress

Comments

Log in to comment on this word.