- a feast, present, etc. given by or to a person departing on a journey
- a feast at the end of a harvest or fishing season
Origin of foyMiddle Dutch foy, fooi, voye, probably ; from Old French voie ; from Classical Latin via, way, journey: see via
Origin of foyDutch dialectal fooi, from Middle Dutch foye, journey, from Old French voie, from Latin via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle French foy.