thurghfare etymology

Middle English word thurghfare comes from English fare, English through

Detailed word origin of thurghfare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fare English (eng) (UK, crime, slang) A prostitute's client.. (obsolete) a going; journey; travel; voyage; course; passage. A paying passenger, especially in a taxi.. Food and drink.. Money paid for a transport ticket.. Supplies for consumption or pleasure. (intransitive) To eat, dine.. (intransitive) To get along, succeed (well or badly); to be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be [...]
through English (eng) A large slab of stone laid in a dry-stone wall from one side to the other; a perpend. (North America) To (or up to) and including, with all intermediate values.. By means of.. Entering, then later leaving.. From one side of an opening to the other.. Surrounded by (while moving). Completely.. From one end to the other.. From one side to the other by way of the interior.. Out into the open.. [...]
thurghfare Middle English (enm) Thoroughfare.

Words with the same origin as thurghfare

Descendants of fare