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F , F, f [Called ‘eff’]. The 6th LETTER of the Roman ALPHABET as used for English. It originated in the Phoenician symbol waw, a vertical line forking at… Autarchy , autarchy absolute sovereignty. XVII. — Gr. autarkhíā, f. aútarkhos, f. autós AUTO- + árkhein rule; see -Y2. autarky self-sufficiency. XVII. — Gr. aut… Fawn , fawn1 / fôn; fän/ • n. 1. a young deer in its first year. 2. a light yellowish-brown color. • v. [intr.] (of a deer) produce young. fawn2 • v. [intr.… Saxhorn , saxhorn. Type of brass wind instr. of wide semiconical bore, using cup mouthpiece and played with valves, invented by A. Sax c.1845. There are 7 vari… sainfoin , sainfoin herb Onobrychis viciaefolia; also lucerne, Medicago sativa. XVII. Early forms saintfoin, St. Foine — F. †saintfoin (mod. sainfoin) orig. luc… Hoplite , hoplite XVIII. — F. — Gr. hoplítēs, f. hóplon weapon; see -ITE.
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