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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers;
[syn: fairy, faery, faerie, fay, sprite]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fay \Fay\, v. i. (Shipbuilding) To lie close together; to fit; to fadge; -- often with in, into, with, or together. [1913 Webster] Faying surface, that surface of an object which comes with another object to which it is fastened; -- said of plates, angle irons, etc., that are riveted together in shipwork. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fay \Fay\, n. [F. f['e]e. See Fate, and cf. Fairy.] A fairy; an elf. "Yellow-skirted fays." --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fay \Fay\, n. [OF. fei, F. foi. See Faith.] Faith; as, by my fay. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fay \Fay\ (f[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. fayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Faying.] [OE. feien, v.t. & i., AS. f[=e]gan to join, unite; akin to OS. f[=o]gian, D. voegen, OHG. fuogen, G. f["u]gen, Sw. foga. See Fair, and cf. Fadge.] (Shipbuilding) To fit; to join; to unite closely, as two pieces of wood, so as to make the surface fit together. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fay n 1: a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers [syn: fairy, faery, faerie, fay, sprite]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

30 Moby Thesaurus words for "fay": Ariel, Befind, Corrigan, Finnbeara, Mab, Oberon, Titania, banshee, brownie, cluricaune, dwarf, elf, fairy, fairy queen, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hob, imp, kobold, leprechaun, ouphe, peri, pixie, pooka, puca, pwca, sprite, sylph, sylphid