foy


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foy

 (foi)
n. Scots
A farewell feast, drink, or gift, as at a wedding.

[Dutch dialectal fooi, from Middle Dutch foye, journey, from Old French voie, from Latin via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

foy

(fɔɪ)
n
the quality of allegiance or loyaltya parting gift or entertainment, esp for a woman on the eve of her marriage or to celebrate the end of a particular season (fishing, harvest, etc)
vb (intr)
to assist a ship in distress
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His comrades had fled on the first alarm; but two of them, Foy and Stephens, seeing his danger, paused when they got half way up the hill, turned back, dismounted, and hastened to his assistance.
Foy, Lafitte, and Casimir Delavigne he only esteemed.
Foy, 33, won several awards for her acclaimed performance as Queen Elizabeth in the Netflix drama.
Foy says that prompted a half-dozen calls to the wildlife department from concerned people.
A], December 1 ( ANI ): British actress Claire Foy, who cemented her place as one of the most talented people working on the small screen with her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth in Netflix' hit series 'The Crown', has admitted that she initially had doubts over the series success.
There, Foy drove straight through a red traffic light before pulling up for 10 minutes, "looking down at the floor and fiddling about" before setting off again.
Actor Adam Sandler has come under fire for repeatedly touching actress Claire Foy during a chat on TV show The Graham Norton Show, appearing to leave her uncomfortable and embarrassed.
A spokeswoman for Foy said: "We don't believe anything was intended by Adam's gesture and it has caused no offence to Claire.
Foy, 33, said: "When I found out that she might be taking over, I was apoplectic with joy.
During BFI & Radio Times Television Festival in April, Foy said she had considered the short duration a good thing.
Foy, who plays the Queen in Netflix drama The Crown, has been the "perfect encapsulation of the enduring legacy of British talent succeeding on a global stage", Bafta Los Angeles chairman Kieran Breen said.
Foy is determined to chart his own course rather than allowing others to define who he is.