foy [foi] EXAMPLES| noun Chiefly Scot. a farewell gift, feast, or drink. faith.

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  • Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for foy Contemporary Examples of foy

  • Foy subscribes to a similar school of thought: literary, cinematic, and pop enthusiasms fill his debut to bursting.

    Novelist D. Foy Dubs His Debut ‘Gutter Opera’ And Who Are We To Argue?

    J.T. Price

    May 12, 2014

  • Speaking with The Tottenville Review, Foy calls his school of writing “gutter opera.”

    Novelist D. Foy Dubs His Debut ‘Gutter Opera’ And Who Are We To Argue?

    J.T. Price

    May 12, 2014

  • Foy said Dorner quickly realized he had been recognized and turned down a side road.

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    Christine Pelisek

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  • That investment, according to Foy, resulted in a $90 million loss for the state.

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  • Historical Examples of foy

  • Terence was taken to the quarters of General Foy, who was in command there.

    Under Wellington’s Command

    G. A. Henty

  • He tore off General Milhaud’s epaulettes, which he flung into Foy’s face.


    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • “You win battles for us without our help,” said General Foy to me.

    Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time

    Franois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

  • Foy, against whom there was practically no evidence, was released on $10,000 bail.


    Arthur G. Burgoyne

  • We were apt to “foy” at our work to the extent of grudging meal-times and sleep.

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    Juliana Horatia Ewing

  • Word Origin and History for foy n.

    “parting entertainment,” Scottish and dialectal, late 15c., probably ultimately from French voie “way, journey” (see voyage (n.)).

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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