Daphne was suddenly taken with a fou rire and began to laugh helplessly.
I fancy you have a scotch proverb to the effect that 'fou folk come to no harm.'
The place where all this “fou and unco happy” work was transacted is now the school chapel of the Wesleyans.
The truth may as well be said, at once; he fou't like a man of red gifts, and I fou't like a man with gifts of my own colour.
At last they parted, and my gudesire was to ride hame through the wood of Pitmurkie, that is a' fou of black firs, as they say.
We fou't a fair battle, and he fell; in this there is nothin' but what a brave expects, and should be ready to meet.
Tam lo'ed him like a vera brither; / They had been fou for weeks thegither.
In the vulgar version I find the Poet with his long hair is made to play the part of the fou.
"It doesn't stand to reason that a pretty woman could be th' mother o' such a fou' little lass," she had added obstinately.
The translator of the French original was probably justified in his rendering of "fou rire."