Related to faitour: accumulated, gratulate, depopulated


(ˈfeɪtə) or


obsolete an impostor
[C14: from Anglo-French: cheat, from Old French faitor, from Latin: factor]
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(ˈfeɪ tər)

n. Archaic.
impostor; fake.
[1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French: impostor, Old French faitor perpetrator, literally, doer, maker < Latin factor. See factor]
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