from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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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  • 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) Alexander Whyte 1878


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