Definitions

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  • n. Trial; temptation.
  • v. Present participle of fand.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Trial; temptation.

Etymologies

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From Middle English fanding, fonding, from Old English fandung ("investigation, trial, temptation, test, proof"), verbal noun of fandian ("to try, attempt, tempt, test, examine, explore, search out, experience, visit"), equivalent to fand +‎ -ing. More at fand.

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From fand.

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