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Definition of Fain

Fain
Fain Fain, v. t. & i. To be glad; to wish or desire. [Obs.] Whoso fair thing does fain to see. --Spencer.
Fain
Fain Fain, a. [OE. fain, fagen, AS. f[ae]gen; akin to OS. fagan, Icel. faginn glad; AS. f[ae]gnian to rejoice, OS. fagan[=o]n, Icel. fagna, Goth. fagin[=o]n, cf. Goth. fah[=e]ds joy; and fr. the same root as E. fair. Srr Fair, a., and cf. Fawn to court favor.] 1. Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined. Men and birds are fain of climbing high. --Shak. To a busy man, temptation is fainto climb up together with his business. --Jer. Taylor. 2. Satisfied; contented; also, constrained. --Shak. The learned Castalio was fain to make trechers at Basle to keep himself from starving. --Locke.
Fain
Fain Fain, adv. With joy; gladly; -- with wold. He would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat. --Luke xv. 16. Fain Would I woo her, yet I dare not. --Shak.

Meaning of Fain from wikipedia

- Fain may refer to: Fain (surname) Fain Skinner (born 1985), American racing driver Fain Lake, a lake in Arizona, United States Fain, a character in the...
- Sammy Fain, (born Samuel E. Feinberg) (June 17, 1902 – December 6, 1989) was an American composer of po****r music. In the 1920s and early 1930s, he contributed...
- Stephen Fain Earle (/ɜːrl/) (born January 17, 1955) is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle began...
- Ferris Roy Fain (March 29, 1921 – October 18, 2001) was an American professional baseball player. He pla**** as a first baseman in Major League Baseball...
- Fain is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Agathon Jean François Fain (1778–1837), French historian Ben Fain, American bridge player...
- Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain are American television screenwriters and producers, mostly working together as partners. They have also written two young...
- Holley Fain (born August 28, 1981) is an American actress, known for her roles as Dr. Julia Canner on the ABC medical drama series Grey's Anatomy, and...
- ranchers in the 1880s, raising beef to supply the miners and new settlers. The Fain family, pioneer ranchers, still ranch in the valley. Thomas Gibson Barlow-M****icks...
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- Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not. — William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act V, Scene III In the...
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