Definitions

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  • n. A straw; a fescue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A straw; a fescue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A straw; a mote.
  • n. Same as fescue, 1.

Etymologies

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See fescue.

Examples

  • Then he demanded him of the festue and of the beam, and he answered: A festue is a festue, and a beam is a beam.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7

  • And Pastor said: Put in thine heart all that be thy sins and thou shalt find them like a beam, and the small sins of him be like a festue.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7

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