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faitour

[ fey-ter ]
/ ˈfeɪ tər /
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noun Archaic.

impostor; fake.

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Origin of faitour

1300–50; Middle English <Anglo-French: impostor, Old French faitor perpetrator, literally, doer, maker <Latin factor.See factor
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British Dictionary definitions for faitour

faitour
/ (ˈfeɪtə) /

noun

obsolete an impostor

Word Origin for faitour

C14: from Anglo-French: cheat, from Old French faitor, from Latin: factor
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