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Fecʹula

means sediment. Starch is a fecʹula, being the sediment of flour steeped in water. (Latin, fæces, dregs.)

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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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