Usage examples for fey

  1. We had got out and walked round a spell here, and when we went to git into our sedan chairs agin, I wuz a little behind time, and Josiah hollered out to me: " Fey tea, Samantha!" – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  2. Most old families of the north of Ireland can claim to be " fey." – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  3. He's an unco' bairn, oor Randal; I wush he may na be fey. – The Gold Of Fairnilee by Andrew Lang
  4. The young man was " fey." – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  5. It was not till next day that the Highland word " Fey" came into my mind. – Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  6. " Hold on, fey- ther," he shouted; and as if it was quite right to obey his son's words, the great fellow steered the long barge so that it came close in. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  7. The man maun be fey! – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  8. Ye're surely no fey!" – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  9. There came then gradually over the old house and the village the belief that Martin was " fey." – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  10. Those who had known him longest said he must be fey, that is doomed, so strangely altered was his behaviour. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  11. He looked slightly raised- fey, in fact, as a man looks when he and death meet face to face in a narrow way. – White Fire by John Oxenham
  12. It seems as if Eliza had me fey: And that old witch would be the death of me: And these white walls ... – Krindlesyke by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  13. She'll speak to no one now, and every day, Morning and evening, she's at the gate Gazing like a fey creature on that head She was so stricken to behold- you mind it? – Emblems Of Love by Lascelles Abercrombie
  14. His daughter was delighted at the change in his spirits, but the old Scotch nurse, who had been in the house since Madge was a baby, shook her head- " He's fey," she said gravely. – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  15. Strawberry blossoms, visibly fey, appear; long- stemmed and scanty- flowered fall dandelions; an ill- timed display of April’ s buttercups. – Minstrel Weather by Marian Storm
  16. Mind, I tells it you, master; and somehow or other I thinks- and I has experience in these things- by the fey, of his eye and the drop of his lip, that the captain's time will be up to- day! – Paul Clifford, Volume 6. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton