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Fad (A)

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A hobby, a temporary fancy, a whim. A contraction of faddle in “fiddle-faddle.”

“Among the fads that Charley had taken up for a time . . was that of collecting old prints.”—Eggleston: Faith Doctor, chap. iii.

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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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Face
Faced
Faced
Face-card or Faced-card
Facilë Princeps
Facings
Façon de Parler
Faction
Factor
Factotum
Fad (A)
Fada
Fadda
Fadge
Fadge
Fadha (Al)
Fadladeen
Faërie or Feerie
Faërie Queene
Fag
Fag-end (A)