from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State of worry or excitment; fidget; ill humor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A state of worriment or anxiety.
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We are not going to have the peace of our happy valley spoiled because somebody gets in a fantigue.
"And he so continted," said Mrs. Quin, "until he took his fantigue.
"But you've been asking cook to do something, and a nice fantigue she'll be in.
To Nic's great delight, just when his father was at his worst, and, as his old body-servant said, "working himself into a fantigue about a bit
Old Roby is not to have the monopoly of getting into a fantigue. "