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  • noun obsolete See faitour.

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  • noun Obsolete form of faitour.


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  • Thus all mie wandrynge faytour thynkeynge strayde,

    The Rowley Poems Thomas Chatterton


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  • Lewis had the long curved parcel. When he had ripped the paper off one end, he saw the tarnished brass hilt of a sword. "Oh boy!" he said. "A real sword!" He ripped the rest of the paper off and started swinging the sword around. Fortunately, it was still in its sheath.

    "Have at thee for a foul faytour!" he shouted, lunging at Rose Rita with the sword.

    The Figure in the Shadows by John Bellairs, p 19 of the Puffin paperback edition

    March 7, 2010