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 for Fay
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fay \Fay\, v. i. (Shipbuilding)
     To lie close together; to fit; to fadge; -- often with in,
     into, with, or together.
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     Faying surface, that surface of an object which comes with
        another object to which it is fastened; -- said of plates,
        angle irons, etc., that are riveted together in shipwork.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fay \Fay\, n. [F. f['e]e. See Fate, and cf. Fairy.]
     A fairy; an elf. "Yellow-skirted fays." --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fay \Fay\, n. [OF. fei, F. foi. See Faith.]
     Faith; as, by my fay. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fay \Fay\ (f[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. fayed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Faying.] [OE. feien, v.t. & i., AS. f[=e]gan to join,
     unite; akin to OS. f[=o]gian, D. voegen, OHG. fuogen, G.
     f["u]gen, Sw. foga. See Fair, and cf. Fadge.]
     (Shipbuilding)
     To fit; to join; to unite closely, as two pieces of wood, so
     as to make the surface fit together.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fay
      n 1: a small being, human in form, playful and having magical
           powers [syn: fairy, faery, faerie, fay, sprite]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "fay":
     Ariel, Befind, Corrigan, Finnbeara, Mab, Oberon, Titania, banshee,
     brownie, cluricaune, dwarf, elf, fairy, fairy queen, gnome, goblin,
     gremlin, hob, imp, kobold, leprechaun, ouphe, peri, pixie, pooka,
     puca, pwca, sprite, sylph, sylphid
  
  

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