Our PTA is holding a Christmas fair/fayre and we can't agree which is the correct spelling to put on the posters. I think its a Christmas 'fair' but.
Generally speaking, a fair is a gathering of stalls and amusements for public entertainment whereas fare is a range of food (Concise Oxford Dictionary, 1999). However, the archaic (15th to 17th century) spelling fayre is confusingly used for both words by those who think it lends an historic flavour.
fayre definition: 1. an old-fashioned spelling of fare, used to talk about the type of food served somewhere: 2. an old-fashioned spelling of fair, used to talk about .
You're all spelling 'fair' wrong. It is not 'fayre'. Look it up, go get the dictionary right now. Collins English Dictionary says that 'Fayre' is a â€œpseudo-archaic spelling of fareâ€.
Definition of fayre -. pseudo-archaic spelling of fair and fare (sense 2 of the noun). Example sentences. 'We really want the fayre to involve everyone and we .
. of fayre. n a pseudo-archaic spelling of fair2, fare.. Rozmogz Reborn Cat/ Kitten Rescue Christmas Fayre is being held tomorrow, November 25, 2pm-4.