23 Apr 2000 phil   » (Master)

More fun from m-w.com:

Main Entry: fairĀ·ing
Pronunciation: 'far-i[ng], 'fer-
Function: noun
Date: 1574

1 British a : a present bought or given at a fair b : GIFT
2 British : DESERT

Or perhaps:

Main Entry: fairing
Function: noun
Date: 1914

: a member or structure whose primary function is to produce a smooth outline and to reduce drag (as on an airplane)

Aren't you supposed to look words up before you use them? Or is this another one of those cases where the word is "old", so you get to make up a new definition? I'm confused.

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