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- 1 Czech
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- 3 Luxembourgish
- 4 Middle English
The spelling fous is a colloquial misspelling of the correct vous. It is only used in the expression "o fous" meaning "by a whisker", as used for instance in "It missed falling on your foot by a whisker."
- plural of
- first-person singular present indicative of
- second-person singular present indicative of
- second-person singular imperative of
- “fous” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- ready, eager, striving forward, inclined to, willing, prompt
- Þei were also fous to fiᵹt. — Otuel
- ardent, zealous, passionate, expectant, brave, noble: ready to depart, die; dying
- Heo ne mihte wel reste in hous, heo was so walkynge and so fous; To pley and rage þhouᵹte hire swete. — Northern Homily Cycle: Narrationes, 1390
- fusen — to urge on or exhort