- 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
A farewell feast, drink, or gift, as at a wedding.
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.