9 thoughts on “ Fare You Well

  1. Noun. 1. fare-thee-well - state of perfection; the utmost degree; "they polished the furniture to a fare-thee-well". flawlessness, ne plus ultra, perfection - the state of being without a flaw or defect. Based on WordNet , Farlex clipart collection. © Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
  2. to a fare-thee-well To the most extreme degree, especially a condition of perfection. For example, We've cleaned the house to a fare-thee-well, or He played the part of martyr to a fare-thee-well. This term first appeared as to a fare-you-well in the late s, and the more archaic-sounding present form replaced it .
  3. Fare you well my only true one. All the birds that were singing. Have flown except you alone. Goin to leave this Broke-down Palace. On my hands and my knees I will roll roll roll. Make myself a bed by the waterside. In my time - in my time - I will roll roll roll. In a bed, in .
  4. noun. a state of perfection: The meal was done to a fare-thee-well. the maximum effect; fullest measure or extent: an actress who plays each scene to a fare-thee-well.
  5. "Fare Thee Well" (sometimes known as "The Turtle Dove") is an 18th-century English folk ballad, in which a lover bids farewell before setting off on a journey. The lyrics include a .
  6. a. fare b. fair. Answer: a. Explanation: Fare, in this context, means get along or do. The DailyWritingTips blog explains further: How Do You Fare? by Maeve Maddox. In an article about the different functioning of the two sides of the brain, I read this: People with this type of “wiring” usually fair very well in school due to the auditory teaching.
  7. Definition of fare-thee-well. 1: the utmost degree researched the story to a fare-thee-well. 2: a state of perfection imitated the speaker's pompous manner to a fare-thee-well.
  8. fare-you-well. n. informal chiefly US a state of perfection: the steak was cooked to a fare-thee-well. Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition © HarperCollins Publishers , , , , , , , , ,
  9. Fare is a somewhat older English word, meaning something like ‘do’, or ‘continue’ or ‘live’. It used to mean - particularly - ‘travel’. ‘Farewell’ or sometimes ‘Fare thee well’ is a kind of ‘goodbye’.

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