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faugh

(fɔː)
interj
an exclamation of disgust, scorn, etc
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faugh

(pf; spelling pron. fɔ)

interj.
(used to express contempt or disgust.)
[1535–45]
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faugh

interj (old)pfui
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"Faugh!" he exclaimed, retreating to the farther corner of his cell.
"Yes, that's it, a good phrase, - mouthing and besliming the True, and Beautiful, and Good, and finally patting him on the back and saying, 'Good dog, Fido.' Faugh! 'The little chattering daws of men,' Richard Realf called them the night he died."
"Faugh!" he exclaimed, "what a kennel I have made of my house!
Faugh, your civilized man is more brutal than the brutes.
'Faugh!' said Peg, grubbing, in the discharge of her domestic functions, among a scanty heap of ashes in the rusty grate.
Faugh! Mina is a woman, and there is nought in common.
"There was the soul of Cratinus - passable: Aristophanes - racy: Plato exquisite not your Plato, but Plato the comic poet; your Plato would have turned the stomach of Cerberus - faugh! Then let me see!
"Faugh! Are there not enough beetles and frogs in the tanks that he must eat Man, and on our ground too!"
Still, society associated my name and person with hers; I yet saw her and heard her daily: something of her breath (faugh!) mixed with the air I breathed; and besides, I remembered I had once been her husband--that recollection was then, and is now, inexpressibly odious to me; moreover, I knew that while she lived I could never be the husband of another and better wife; and, though five years my senior (her family and her father had lied to me even in the particular of her age), she was likely to live as long as I, being as robust in frame as she was infirm in mind.
Hunter referred to as "exclamatory noises," such as "pah" and "whop." (48) We examined Marston's undoubted sole-authored plays for exclamations, interjections, and oaths, and identified the following markers: "fa," "faugh," "fie," "fut," "la," "pah," "pew," "pish," "puh," "sfoot," "sheart," "slid," "slud," "tush," "tut," "um," "whogh," and "whop." (49) See Table 11:
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