faitour

noun
fai·​tour | \ ˈfā-tər How to pronounce faitour (audio) \

Definition of faitour

archaic

First Known Use of faitour

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for faitour

Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French, "maker, creator, agent, idler, waster," going back to Latin factor "maker, perpetrator" — more at factor

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“Faitour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faitour. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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