Definition of fasces
: a bundle of rods and among them an ax with projecting blade borne before ancient Roman magistrates as a badge of authority
Origin of fasces
Latin, from plural of fascis bundle; akin to Latin fascia
First Known Use: 1598
Rhymes with fasces
Andes, appease, Aries, at ease, bee's knees, Belize, Bernese, big cheese, blue cheese, brain freeze, Burmese, camise, Castries, cerise, chemise, Chinese, deep-freeze, degrease, disease, displease, disseise, en prise, fauces, Ganges, headcheese, heartsease, Hermes, jack cheese, Maltese, marquise, menses, nates, quick-freeze, Ramses, reprise, sea breeze, soubise, striptease, strong breeze, Swiss cheese, Thales, unease, unfreeze
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