fairing

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fairing

  1. present participle of fair

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fairing ‎(plural fairings)

  1. A structure on various parts of a vehicle, for example an aircraft, automobile, or motorcycle, that produces a smooth exterior and reduces drag
  2. (rare) A present; originally, one given or purchased at a fair.
  3. (Scotland, obsolete) Something edible; fare.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Lady Nairne's "Caller Herrin'" to this entry?)
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Robert Burns, Tam o' Shanter to this entry?): Tam is warned that the witches will "get thy fairin', in Hell they'll roast thee like a herrin'".

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