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Origin of fescennine
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Example sentences from the Web for fescennine
The principal constituent element in this Fescennine poetry was obscene mockery.
But just as it takes two to make a quarrel, so the obscene mockery of the Fescennine verses required two principals.
Fescennine verses of the Romans, which were used at weddings and triumphs, were intended to ward off ill luck.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
The original Fescennine verse appears, from the testimony of Horace, to have been in metrical dialogue.
The Fescennine raillery long retained traces of this original character.