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Fetches

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Excuses, tricks, artifices. (Saxon.)

“Deny to speak with me? They are sick? they are weary?

They have travelled all the night? Mere fetches.”


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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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Ferragus
Ferrara
Ferrau (in Orlando Furioso)
Ferrex and Porrex
Ferumbras
Fescennine Verses
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Fest
Fetch
Fetches
Fetiche or Fetish
Fetter Lane
Fettle
Feu de Joie (French)
Feud
Feudal
Feudal System (The)
Feuillants
Feuilleton [feu-yĕ-ton]
Fever-lurdan or Fever-lurgan