Fare(?), n. [AS. faru journey, fr. faran. See Fare, v.] 1. A journey; a passage. [Obs.]
That nought might stay his fare.Spenser.
2. The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveying a person by land or water; as, the
fare for crossing a river; the
fare in a coach or by railway.
3. Ado; bustle; business.
The warder chid and made fare.Chaucer.
4. Condition or state of things; fortune; hap; cheer.
What fare? what news abroad ?Shak.
5. Food; provisions for the table; entertainment; as, coarse
fare. "Philosophic fare."
6. The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle; as, a full
fare of passengers.
7. The catch of fish on a fishing vessel.
Bill of fare. See under Bill. --
Fare register, a device for recording the number of passengers on a street car, etc. --
Fare wicket. (a) A gate or turnstile at the entrance of toll bridges, exhibition grounds, etc., for registering the number of persons passing it. (b) An opening in the door of a street car for purchasing tickets of the driver or passing fares to the conductor.
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