faiture

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin factūra.

Noun[edit]

faiture f ‎(oblique plural faitures, nominative singular faiture, nominative plural faitures)

  1. action; act
  2. method; way; manner
  3. form; characteristic(s)
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 164 (of the Champion Classiques edition, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4), lines 1974-5:
      que Tristran ert ben s'aparçut
      par sun gent cors, par sa faiture
      that she has indeed recognized Tristan
      by his gracefully body and by his form

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