BEING A WORD LITTLE USED FOR AN ACT TOO FAMILIAR
v. — to deceive or delude with kindness
— to encourage or confirm something foolish
fm. origins unknown. Perhaps a figurative use of food and feed.
first published. 1375
inspiration. The Oxford English Dictionary
I am not wont to fode
Them that dare put their trust in me.
— John Skelton, Magnyfycense, 1516