Fay meaning

Faith.
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A fairy.
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To join or fit closely or tightly.
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A fairy or an elf.
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Faith.
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To fit closely or exactly; join.
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A feminine name.
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To fit.
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To join or unite closely or tightly.
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To lie close together.
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To fadge.
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(dialectal) To cleanse; clean out.
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A fairy; an elf.
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(US slang) A white person.
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(US slang) White.
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An English surname​, originally a nickname from "faith, loyalty" or "a fairy".
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An Irish surname​, anglicized from Ó Fiaich and Ó Fathaigh.
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A female given name, pet form of Faith or Frances; often used as a middle name.
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Origin of fay

From Middle English feyen, feien, from Old English fēġan (“to join, unite”), from Proto-Germanic *fōgijaną (“to join”), from Proto-Germanic *fōgō (“joint, slot”), from Proto-Indo-European *paḱ- (“to fasten, place”). Akin to Old Frisian fōgia (“to join”), Old Saxon fōgian (“to join”), Middle Low German fögen (“to join, add”), Dutch voegen (“to add, place”), Old High German fuogen (“to connect”) (German fügen (“to connect”)), Old English fōn (“to catch”). More at fang.