Because right now, in this economy, no one who is in office is fairing particularly well.
I found that the last dive I had done the day before had flattened out the fairing on the belly of the ship.
But you must promise me, on your life, on your soul, to keep my fairing a close secret.
Approaching from this angle, the structures of the fairing were between him and the fire.
This had to be part of the ridge wall of the valley in which lay the buildings of the fairing.
Yet another time the Virgin went to the fair to buy flax, and the Child said that He too would like to have a fairing.
Yet, no matter how you may be fairing, you must not look for help from me, for only today I burned my left hand with the iron!
Fancy or no fancy, if a woman asked him for a fairing, he would give it her, or I don't know my gentleman.
Why, you know it is fair day, and you promised Bessie that you would buy her a fairing,—to say nothing of me.
It was fairing himself who saw this deed which saved Kathleen's life.
"piece added for streamlining purposes," 1865, from fair (v.) a ship-building word meaning "to make fair or level, to correct curvatures," from fair (adj.).
Old English fæger "beautiful, lovely, pleasant," from Proto-Germanic *fagraz (cf. Old Saxon fagar, Old Norse fagr, Old High German fagar "beautiful," Gothic fagrs "fit"), perhaps from PIE *pek- "to make pretty" (cf. Lithuanian puošiu "I decorate").
The meaning in reference to weather (c.1200) preserves the original sense (opposed to foul). Sense of "light-complexioned" (1550s) reflects tastes in beauty; sense of "free from bias" (mid-14c.) evolved from another early meaning, "morally pure, unblemished" (late 12c.). The sporting senses (fair ball, fair catch etc.) began in 1856. Fair play is from 1590s; fair and square is from c.1600. Fair-haired in the figurative sense of "darling, favorite" is from 1909. First record of fair-weather friends is from 1736.
early 14c., from Anglo-French feyre (late 13c.), from Old French feire, from Vulgar Latin *feria "holiday, market fair," from Latin feriae "religious festivals, holidays," related to festus "solemn, festive, joyous" (see feast).