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FACE, v. t. to brave, bully; to trim a garment;
to lie with effrontery
FADGE, v.i, to turn out, to suit
FADING, sub. burden of song
FAIL, sub. failure, omission
FAIRING, sub. a present
FAIRY, sub. an enchantress
FALL, sub. a cadence in music
FALLOW, adj. yellowish brown
FALSE, v. t. to falsify, perjure
FAME, v. t. to make famous
FANCIES, sub. love-songs, or songs in general
FANCY, v .t. to love
FANG, v. t. to seize, lay hold of
FANGLED, adj. fond of finery
FANTASTIC, sub. a dandy; fond of finery,
FANTASTICAL, adj, imaginary; imaginative
FANTASTICOES, sub. coxcombs
FAP, adj. drunk
FAR, adv. further
FARCED, pt. p. stuffed out, full
FARDEL, sub. a bundle, a pack [Ital. fardello]
FARROW, sub. a litter of pigs
FARTHINGALE, sub. a hooped petticoat
FASHIONS, sub. a skin disease in horses, now
called farcy
FAST, pt. p. fasted
FAST AND LOOSE, a cheating game
FAT, sub. a vat; adj. heavy, unpleasant
FAVOUR, sub. countenance, visage
FAVOURS, sub. features
FEAR, v. t. to frighten
FEARFUL, adj. timorous, frightened
FEATURE, sub. form, shape; perhaps thing com-
posed
FEDERARY, sub. confederate
FEEDER, sub. a shepherd
FEEDING, sub. pasturage
FEE-GRIEF, sub. grief not shared by any
FELLOWLY, adj. companionable, sympathetic
FEODARY, sub. confederate
FERE, sub. a spouse
FERRET, v. t. to worry
FERVENCY, sub. eagerness
FETCH, sub. a trick, a stratagem
FETCH OFF, v. t. to make away with
FETTLE, v. t. to get into condition, prepare,
FEWNESS, sub. rarity, or brevity
FIELD-BED, sub. camp-bed
FIG, v. t. to insult by thrusting the thumb be-
tween two fingers
FIGHTS, sub. canvas hung up to screen the crew
of a ship during action
FIGO, sub. [see Fig]
FIGURE, sub. a turn of rhetoric; a method of
fortune-telling
FIGURES, sub. disquieting fancies
FILE, v. t. to defile; sub. a list
FILLS, sub. shafts
FILTH, sub. term of contempt
FINELESS, adj. without end
FINICAL, adj. foppish
FIRE-DRAKE, sub. a meteor, fiery dragon
FIRK, v. t. to beat
FIST, v. t. to grasp
FITCHEW, sub. a polecat
FITTED, pt.p. worked as if by fits. Sonnets
FIVES, sub. inflammation of parotid glands in
horses [French avives]
FLAP-DRAGON, sub. a small burning body lighted
and put afloat in a glass of liquor, to be swal-
lowed burning; v. t. to swallow like a flap-dragon
FLAP-EARED, adj. broad hanging ears
FLAP-JACK, adj. a pancake
FLAP-MOUTHED, adj. with broad hanging lips
FLAT, sub. sandbank
FLAT-LONG, adv. flat
FLAW, sub. a crack; v. t. to break, crack
FLAWS, sub. outbursts of passion; sudden gusts of
wind; small blades of ice
FLECKED, adj. spotted
FLEWED, adj. 'Flews' are the large hanging chaps
of a hound
FLICKER, v. i. to twinkle
FLIGHT, sub. a long, light arrow,
FLIGHTY, adj. swift
FLIRT-GILLS, sub. light wenches
FLOCK, sub. a lock of wool
FLOTE, sub. wave
FLOURISH, sub. ornament; a sounding of trumpets,
FOBBED, pt p. cheated
FOIN, sub. a thrust; v i. to thrust in fencing
FOISON, OR FOIZON, sub. plenty [Fr. foison]
FOOT, v. t. to kick; to seize with the talon
FOP, sub. a fool, K. Lear
FORBID, pt. p. accursed
FORDONE, pt. p. exhausted
FOREDO, v. t. to lay violent hands upon, to de-
stroy
FORE-END, sub. the first part
FORE-HAND, sub. advantage; the best part,
the pick; adj. anticipated
FORE-HAND SHAFT, an arrow for shooting point
blank
FORFEND, v. i. to forbid
FORGETIVE, adj. inventive
FORK, sub. the tongue of a snake; the head of an arrow
FORSLOW, v. i. to delay
FORTED, adj. fortified
FORTH-RIGHT, sub. a straight path
POSSET-SELLER, sub. a seller of taps
FOUTRA, sub. expression of contempt
Fox, sub. a broadsword
FOXSHIP, sub. cunning and selfishness
FRACTED, pt. p. broken
FRAMPOLD, adj. unquiet, quarrelsome
FRANK, sub. a sty; v. i. to shut up in a sty
FRANKLIN, sub. a yeoman
FRAUGHTING, part. adj. constituting the freight
FREE, adj. innocent
FRESHES, sub. springs of fresh water
FRET, v. t. to adorn
FRBTS, sub. the stops of a guitar
FRIPPERY, sub. an old clothes shop
FRONTIER, sub. an outwork, fortification
FRONTLET, sub. a band for the forehead
FRUSH, v. t. to break, bruise, or crush [Fr.
froisser]
FUBBED OFF, pt. p. put off with excuses
FULLAMS, sub. a kind of false dice
FUMITER and FUMITORY, sub. the plant fumaria
FUSTILARIAN, sub. a term of reproach
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