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  • n. Plural form of faitour.

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Examples

  • Besides, there are certain faitours there whom we would willingly have in safe keeping.

    Kenilworth

  • But none the more for that was he sluggish, but did so much that he made the City of the Sundering Flood exceeding strong, so that it might scarce be stronger; and all things flourished there: old foes became new friends, and all men were well content, save it were the King and his faitours, who rued it now that they had sold themselves so cheap.

    The Sundering Flood

  • Friars and faitours [57] have founden such questions

    Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Complete

  • Till this great truth by all be underflood, thofe griefly faitours prefs,

    The works of the English poets; with prefaces, biographical and critical

  • “Heaven forbid I should abandon the lamb to the wicked wolf, or noble ladies to the oppression of faitours.

    Quentin Durward

  • I will therefore do penance for neglecting, for a space, the obligations of the second vow, while I observe that which recalls me to the first duty of knighthood, — the relief of a distressed lady in the hands of men whose conduct towards her, and towards this host, in every respect entitles me to call them treacherous faitours.”

    Count Robert of Paris

  • "Heaven forbid I should abandon the lamb to the wicked wolf, or noble ladies to the oppression of faitours.

    Quentin Durward

  • I will therefore do penance for neglecting, for a space, the obligations of the second vow, while I observe that which recalls me to the first duty of knighthood, -- the relief of a distressed lady in the hands of men whose conduct towards her, and towards this host, in every respect entitles me to call them treacherous faitours. "

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12

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