To have a foolish affection for, to be fond of. (verb)
Examples of word fond
Alas, I have no dowry to give you, save the blessing of your dear old -- your dear fond, _fond_ father, _ (kisses her forehead) _ But only obey me in this, and Lady Fortune will smile on us all -- smile -- _smile_.
While I have no doubt that _au fond ... au fond_ he is a charming boy, quite charming, at present he is -- shall I say?
V. ii.199 (334,4) a kind of yesty collection, which carries them through and through the most fond and winnowed opinions] [W: most fann'd] This is a very happy emendation; but I know not why the critic should suppose that _fond_ was printed for _fann'd_ in consequence of any reason or reflection.
He has and always will remain fond of the fans in Minnesota.
Probably the one of which I'm most fond is the barber Floyd Bone, who first makes his appearance in chapter 2: