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  • adj. cunning, sly

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Examples

  • Page: 20 too faucy by calling for fawce or any dainty thing.

    The Gentlewoman's Companion: or,%0AA Guide to the Female Sex

  • Come my friend _Coridon_, this _Trout_ looks lovely, it was twenty two inches when it was taken, and the belly of it look'd some part of it as yellow as a Marygold, and part of it as white as a Lily, and yet me thinks it looks better in this good fawce.

    The Complete Angler 1653

  • Come my friend Coridon, this Trout looks lovely, it was twenty two inches when it was taken, and the belly of it look’d some part of it as yellow as a Marygold, and part of it as white as a Lily, and yet me thinks it looks better in this good fawce.

    The Compleat Angler

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