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fico

[fee-koh] /ˈfi koʊ/
noun, plural ficoes.
1.
fig1 (def 4).
Origin of fico
1570-1580
1570-80; < Italian fico, fica fig1
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  • So that your tale be well-salted and well-spiced, a fico for evidence!

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  • Pinac and fico shook their heads, mainly because they were mystified.

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  • "That's all right," said fico, who didn't know what else to say.

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  • And Pinac, the gentleman who occupied the other back room next to that of fico?

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  • fico looked into the room, shook his head and then turned and stared at his friends.

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  • A fico for Imperial "Pots," and their young princely progenies.

  • "Third floor front forgot his key, Miss Houston," said the girl sulkily, as fico trudged upstairs to his room.

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  • She knew that fico, or Signor Tagliafico, was a struggling musician and not an artist in any sense of the word.

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  • fico bowed to him and he graciously acknowledged his salute, not knowing who the man was, but vaguely remembering his features.

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British Dictionary definitions for fico

fico

/ˈfiːkəʊ/
noun (archaic) (pl) -coes
1.
a worthless trifle
2.
another word for fig1 (sense 7)
Word Origin
C16: from Italian: fig1
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