- 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: MDu foy, fooi, voye, prob. < OFr voie < L via, way, journey: see via
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Origin: Dutch dialectal fooi, from Middle Dutch foye, journey, from Old French voie, from Latin via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.