Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as featous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Dexterous; neat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete dexterous; neat

Etymologies

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Compare Old French faitis, faitice, fetis, well made, fine, Latin facticius made by art.

Examples

  • Then they doffed their dress and plunging into the water, fell to playing with one another, whilst the chief damsel ducked the others, who dared not lay a finger on her and she was fairest of favour and most famous of form and most feateous of finery.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then they doffed their dress and plunging into the water, fell to playing with one another, whilst the chief damsel ducked the others, who dared not lay a finger on her and she was fairest of favour and most famous of form and most feateous of finery.

    Arabian nights. English

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