Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name of a fish, the dory, Zeus faber.

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Examples

  • In the Middle Ages, the “forgeron” was le “fèvre” (latin faber).

    se tromper - French Word-A-Day

  • Wikipedia articulates what it means to be [[Homo faber]] so that we might better appreciate [[Homo ludens]].

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Wikipedia: Who Runs the Place?

  • In the Middle Ages, the “forgeron” was le “fèvre” latin faber.

    se tromper - French Word-A-Day

  • Ubi omnes delirabant, omnes insani, &c. hodie nauta, cras philosophus; hodie faber, cras pharmacopola; hic modo regem agebat multo sattellitio, tiara, et sceptro ornatus, nunc vili amictus centiculo, asinum elitellarium impellit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Media quod noctis ab hora sedisti qua nemo faber, qua nemo sedebat, qui docet obliquo lanam deducere ferro: rara tamen merces.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Solers quilibet artifex instrumenta sua diligentissime curat, penicellos pictor; malleos incudesque faber ferrarius; miles equos, arma venator, auceps aves, et canes, Cytharam Cytharaedus,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Tumorem splenis incurabilem sola cappari curavit, cibo tali aegritudine aptissimo: Soloque usu aquae, in qua faber ferrarius saepe candens ferrum extinxerat, &c. 4390.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Prolog. de virtute Christi; Quae utitur corpore, ut faber malleo.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Otherwise thus, [4638] Vulcan met two lovers, and bid them ask what they would and they should have it; but they made answer, O Vulcane faber Deorum, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Galeus de rubeis, civis noster faber ferrarius, ob inventionem instrumenti Cocleae olim Archimedis dicti, prae laetitia insanivit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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