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F is written on his face. “Rogue” is written on his face. The letter F used to be branded near the nose, on the left cheek of felons, on their being admitted to “benefit of clergy.” The same was used for brawling in church. The custom was not abolished by-law till 1822.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ezzelin (3 syl.)
F
F Sharp
ff
F.E.R.T
F. O. B
F’s
Fa (Scotch)
Fabian Society
Fabian Soldiers
Fabian Tactics or Policyi.e. delay
Fabianism