adjective, Chiefly Pennsylvania German Area.
[feer] /fɪər/ noun, Archaic. 1. a companion; mate. /fɪə; Scottish fiːr/ noun (Scot) 1. a companion 2. Also fier. a husband or wife n. “companion” (obsolete), from Middle English fere, a shortening of Old English gefera “associate, comrade, fellow-disciple; wife, man, servant,” from root of faran “to go, travel” (cf. German Gefährte “companion;” see fare […]
[fer-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈfɛr ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ noun, plural feretories. 1. a container for the relics of a saint; reliquary. 2. an enclosure or area within a church where such a reliquary is kept. 3. a portable bier or shrine. /ˈfɛrɪtərɪ; -trɪ/ noun (mainly RC Church) (pl) -ries 1. a shrine, usually portable, for a […]
[fer-gah-nuh, fer-; Russian fyir-guh-nah] /fɛrˈgɑ nə, fər-; Russian fyɪr gʌˈnɑ/ noun 1. a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent. /fəˈɡɑːnə/ noun 1. a region of W central Asia, surrounded by high mountains and accessible only from the west; mainly in Uzbekistan and partly in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan 2. the chief city of this region, […]
[fur-guh s] /ˈfɜr gəs/ noun 1. Irish Legend. one of the great warrior kings of Ulster. 2. a male given name. /ˈfɜːɡəs/ noun 1. (in Irish legend) a warrior king of Ulster, who was supplanted by Conchobar masc. proper name, from Gaelic Fearghus or Old Irish Fergus “man-ability,” first element cognate with Latin vir “man,” […]