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-àis, sm Growth, increase. 2 Growing, increasing, becoming, state or act of growing. 3* Produce. Fàs an fhuinn, the produce or increase of the land; chan eil fàs aig ni sam bith, there is no vegetation of anything; teachd an fhàs mu dheireadh, the shooting of the latter growth; fàs is gnàths is toradh, growing, indigenous and fruit-bearing — on New Year's morning a branch or twig having these three characteristics was taken into houses in olden times, as a token of wished-for prosperity during the coming year. The twig required to have life in it, i.e. it must be plucked off the tree. It required to be a native tree, no exotic or introduced tree would do and it would require to bear fruit in its season. Fàs a' ghrùinnd a-réir an uachdarain, the yield of the ground is according to the landlord. A' fàs, pr pt of fàs.

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