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fey

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Think for thyself one good idea, but known to be thine own, is better than a thousand gleaned from fields by others sown.
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English

Etymology

From Old English fǣge, from Proto-Germanic. Cognate with Dutch veeg, German feige.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
fey

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Magical or fairylike.
  2. Strange or otherworldly.
  3. Spellbound.
  4. (archaic) Doomed to die.

Translations


Scots

Noun

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Singular
fey

Plural
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  1. a premonition of death

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