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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Scotland, a semi-annual market or fair, usually held in the public square or other public place, at which plowmen, dairymaids, and other farm-servants are feed or hired for the year or half-year next ensuing. Sometimes called feeing-fair.

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Examples

  • She will juggle for your soul equally well whether you are a country clown in a feeing-market or a fine lady of aesthetic tastes and religious sensibilities in the capital and the court.

    Bunyan Characters (2nd Series)

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