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 for What cheer?
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cheer \Cheer\ (ch[=e]r), n. [OE. chere face, welcome, cheer, OF.
     chiere, F. ch[`e]re, fr. LL. cara face, Gr. ka`ra head; akin
     to Skr. [,c]iras, L. cerebrum brain, G. hirn, and E.
     cranium.]
     1. The face; the countenance or its expression. [Obs.] "Sweat
        of thy cheer." --Wyclif.
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     2. Feeling; spirit; state of mind or heart.
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              Be of good cheer.                     --Matt. ix. 2.
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              The parents . . . fled away with heavy cheer.
                                                    --Holland.
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     3. Gayety; mirth; cheerfulness; animation.
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              I have not that alacrity of spirit,
              Nor cheer of mind, that I was wont to have. --Shak.
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     1. That which promotes good spirits or cheerfulness;
        provisions prepared for a feast; entertainment; as, a
        table loaded with good cheer.
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     5. A shout, hurrah, or acclamation, expressing joy
        enthusiasm, applause, favor, etc.
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              Welcome her, thundering cheer of the street.
                                                    --Tennyson.
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     What cheer? How do you fare? What is there that is
        cheering?
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From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  What Cheer, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    678
     Housing Units (2000): 345
     Land area (2000):     1.211978 sq. miles (3.139008 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.017437 sq. miles (0.045162 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.229415 sq. miles (3.184170 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            84900
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             41.400603 N, 92.355119 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     50268
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      What Cheer, IA
      What Cheer
  

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