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Definitions of Fay:
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 4761 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #585)
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 16666 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2277)
  • verb:   To fit.
  • verb:   To join or unite closely or tightly.
  • verb:   To lie close together.
  • verb:   To fadge.
  • adjective:   Fitted closely together.
  • verb:   (dialectal) To cleanse; clean out.
  • noun:   A fairy.
  • adjective:   Fairy like.
  • noun:   (US slang) A white person.
  • adjective:   (US slang) White; white-skinned.
  • noun:   An Anglo-Irish surname transferred from the nickname, Anglicized from de Fae a Norman family that settled in Ireland.
  • noun:   A surname from Irish, anglicized from Ó Fiaich and Ó Fathaigh.
  • noun:   A female given name, pet form of Faith or Frances; often used as a middle name.

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