Main Entry: 1fay
Etymology: Middle English feien, from Old English fEgan; akin to Old High
German fuogen to fit, Latin pangere to fasten -- more at PACT
Date: before 12th century
: to fit or join closely or tightly
From: John Riley [mailto:jpriley485(--nospam--at)peoplepc.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: Lubrication for Sliding Connection
What's "faying" mean? My dictionary says "fairy or elf".
Does it mean "contact"?
"But I would like to put some grease on the faying surface for insurance and
to stop the plates from rusting together."