Definitions

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  • noun Ireland An Irish festival, usually including folk music, dancing, and sports.
  • noun Ireland An Irish gathering at which new laws were decreed, as well as folk music, dancing, and sports.

Etymologies

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From Irish feis.

Examples

  • Martin Percival and The Martin Percival School of Irish Dance is excited and pleased to announce the school's first annual "feis", or Irish Dance competition, called "Oktoberfeis" to be held at the Tivoli Student Union in downtown Denver, October 3 rd and 4 th, 2008.

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  • Martin Percival and The Martin Percival School of Irish Dance are excited and pleased to announce the school's first annual "feis", or Irish Dance competition, called "Oktoberfeis" to be held at the Tivoli Student Union in downtown Denver, October 3 rd and 4 th, 2008.

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  • Martin Percival and The Martin Percival School of Irish Dance is excited and pleased to announce the school's first annual "feis", or Irish Dance competition, called "Oktoberfeis" to be held at the Tivoli Student Union in downtown Denver, October 3 rd and 4 th, 2008.

    The Denver Newspaper Agency YourHub.com Stories

  • Martin Percival and The Martin Percival School of Irish Dance is excited and pleased to announce the school's first annual "feis", or Irish Dance competition, called "Oktoberfeis" to be held at the Tivoli Student Union in downtown Denver, October 3 rd and 4 th, 2008.

    The Denver Newspaper Agency YourHub.com Stories

  • Martin Percival and The Martin Percival School of Irish Dance is excited and pleased to announce the school's first annual "feis", or Irish Dance competition, called "Oktoberfeis" to be held at the Tivoli Student Union in downtown Denver, October 3 rd and 4 th, 2008.

    The Denver Newspaper Agency YourHub.com Stories

  • "feis", or Irish Dance competition, called "Oktoberfeis" to be held at the Tivoli Student Union in downtown Denver, October 3 rd and 4 th, 2008.

    The Denver Newspaper Agency YourHub.com Stories

  • After the Glasthule feis, back last year, after he had packed his parcel and made his goodbye to his mother, and to Jim, Doyler had walked to Dublin of course.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • After the Glasthule feis, back last year, after he had packed his parcel and made his goodbye to his mother, and to Jim, Doyler had walked to Dublin of course.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • "Item, gevin to Maister Michael Durehame, doctour in medecyne, be one precept in recompensatioun of service done be him to our Sovernne Lord, quhome God assolze, and for the rest of his feis, as his said precept beris, £200."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • In the Treasurer's Accounts 1572, we also find that different sums were allowed us "feis extraordinar" to most of these officials, for services rendered "in the tyme of troubill."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

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