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Fernando Florestan

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A state prisoner of Seville, married to Leonora, who, in man’s disguise, and under the name of Fideʹlio, became the servant of Rocco, the jailor. Pizarro, governor of the prison, conceived a hatred to Fernando, and resolved to murder him. Rocco and Leonora were sent to dig his grave, and when Pizarro entered the dungeon, Leonora intercepted his purpose. At this juncture the minister of State arrived, and ordered the prisoner’s release. (Beethoven: Fidelio.)

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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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Fenrir or Fenris
Fenton
Feræ Naturæ
Feramorz
Ferdinand
Ferdinando
Ferdosi
Ferguson
Fern
Fern Seed
Fernando Florestan
Ferney
Ferohers
Ferracute [sharp iron]
Ferragus
Ferrara
Ferrau (in Orlando Furioso)
Ferrex and Porrex
Ferumbras
Fescennine Verses
Fess (Latin, fascia, a band or covering for the thighs)