14th century, in the meaning defined above
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 11 Apr. 2021.
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