from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. flattery; cajolery; deceit

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Yellow; fallow; dun.
  • n. A horse of a favel or dun color.
  • n. Flattery; cajolery; deceit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fallow; yellow; dun.
  • n. A dun horse (like bayard, a bay).
  • n. Flattery; cajolery.


Old French favele, from Latin fabella short fable, diminutive of fabula. See fable. (Wiktionary)



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  • One for the horse and/or color listers.

    November 28, 2012