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This so well pleased the knight, that he promised to give him any fairing he might ask for.

It was Fairing himself who saw this deed which saved Kathleen's life.

But you must promise me, on your life, on your soul, to keep my fairing a close secret.

Ross skirted the clamoring barrier of salkars and headed for the fairing.

Approaching from this angle, the structures of the fairing were between him and the fire.

This had to be part of the ridge wall of the valley in which lay the buildings of the fairing.

Yet, no matter how you may be fairing, you must not look for help from me, for only today I burned my left hand with the iron!

Why, you know it is fair day, and you promised Bessie that you would buy her a fairing,—to say nothing of me.

When they parted, Burns paid Clark his wages in full, gave him a written character, and a shilling for a fairing.

I found that the last dive I had done the day before had flattened out the fairing on the belly of the ship.

WORD ORIGIN

"piece added for streamlining purposes," 1865, from fair (v.) a ship-building word meaning "to make fair or level, to correct curvatures," from fair (adj.).

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