Fare

Fare

(?), n. [AS. faru journey, fr. faran. See Fare, v.] 1. A journey; a passage. [Obs.]
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That nought might stay his fare.
Spenser.
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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.
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3. Ado; bustle; business. [Obs.]
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The warder chid and made fare.
Chaucer.
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4. Condition or state of things; fortune; hap; cheer.
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What fare? what news abroad ?
Shak.
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5. Food; provisions for the table; entertainment; as, coarse fare; delicious fare. "Philosophic fare." Dryden.
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6. The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle; as, a full fare of passengers. A. Drummond.
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7. The catch of fish on a fishing vessel.
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Bill of fare. See under Bill. -- Fare indicator or 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. Knight.
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