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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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  • "Ah, no matter about it; and it wasn't your fau't more than another's," said Theresa.

  • Most of the food is served on the leaves of the bread-fruit tree or the fau.

    In the Track of the Trades Lewis R. Freeman
  • And ne'er a soul is there to spake a word—all of thim agin him, and it no fau't of his, when he would be torminted that way.

  • This is accomplished with the aid of a sheaf of fibre from the inner bark of the hibiscus tree, called a fau.

    In the Track of the Trades Lewis R. Freeman
  • The warriors went stealthily over the mountains and at night lowered themselves from the cliffs with ropes made of the fau.

  • Those who sided with the trees would say: "There is the fau tree, tell us a name which will rhyme with it."

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