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  • adj. That which fashes one; troublesome.


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  • An 'syne he telled them hoo, laith to be fashous, he had gi'en orders till 's menyie to be all afore the mornin' brak, an 'wait at the neist cheenge hoose till he jined them.


  • Ciesca, [308] who, having a comely face and person (though none of those angelical beauties that we have often seen aforetime), set so much store by herself and accounted herself so noble that she had gotten a habit of carping at both men and women and everything she saw, without anywise taking thought to herself, who was so much more fashous, froward and humoursome than any other of her sex that nothing could be done to her liking.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • "Ye'll be drooned afore the mornin 'in some hole or ither, ye fashous rintheroot!

    Alec Forbes of Howglen


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