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fash·ion

 (făsh′ən)
n.
1. The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior: out of fashion.
2. Something, such as a garment, that is in the current mode: a swimsuit that is the latest fashion.
3.
a. Manner or mode; way: Set the table in this fashion. See Synonyms at method.
b. A personal, often idiosyncratic manner: played the violin in his own curious fashion.
4. Kind or variety; sort: people of all fashions.
5. Shape or form; configuration: a garden triangular in fashion.
tr.v. fash·ioned, fash·ion·ing, fash·ions
1. To give shape or form to; make: fashioned a table from a redwood burl.
2. To train or influence into a particular state or character: The teacher fashions her students into fine singers.
3. Archaic To adapt, as to a purpose or an occasion.
4. Obsolete To contrive.
Idiom:
after/in a fashion
In some way or other, especially to a limited extent: She sings after a fashion.

[Middle English facioun, from Old French façon, appearance, manner, from Latin factiō, factiōn-, a making, from factus, past participle of facere, to make, do; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

fash′ion·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fashioned - planned and made or fashioned artistically; "beautifully fashioned dresses"
designed, intentional - done or made or performed with purpose and intent; "style...is more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis; "games designed for all ages"; "well-designed houses"
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Agenda, the English Agenda that is, an erudite and pretty old fashionedly solid journal of letters, has come out with a bumper Welsh issue.
Whatever, if you happen to own or know a youngster that's enjoyed the old fashionedly whimsical fun of Nesbit's tale of wish granting sand fairy, then unless you happen to have a particularly sadistic streak you should steer them well clear of this travesty of an adaptation.