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The series of final passes performed by a matador preparatory to killing a bull in a bullfight.

[Spanish, manual labor, from Catalan feyna, from Latin facienda, things to be done, neuter pl. gerundive of facere, to do; see fact.]
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(Bullfighting) bullfighting the matador's final series of passes with sword and cape before the kill
[literally: task, from obsolete Catalan (modern feina), from Latin facienda things to be done, from facere to do]
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