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  • Then they put him to a little fiscelle or basket well pitched, and set it in the sea, and abandoned him to drive whither it would.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

  • And it happed that same time, the daughter of king Pharaoh descended down to the river for to wash her in the water, and her maidens went by the brink, which then, when she saw the little crib or fiscelle she sent one of her maidens to fetch and take it up, which so fetched and brought to her, and she saw therein Iying a fair child; and she having pity on it said: This is one of the children of the Hebrews.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

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  • Mmmmmmmmmmmmm

    July 3, 2008

  • Ah, Trader Joe's. *sigh*

    July 2, 2008

  • Not to be confused with ficelle, which is apparently some kind of bread. At least, Trader Joe's appears to think so. (Too lazy to Google)

    July 2, 2008

  • (Obsolete) A small basket.

    July 2, 2008