Definition of Faena

1. Noun. (bullfighting) a series of passes performed by a matador with a muleta or a sword before the kill ¹



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Definition of Faena

1. a series of passes made by a matador in a bullfight [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faena

faecal impaction
faecal occult blood test
faecal occult test
faecal smear
faecal vomiting
faecalith
faecaloid
faecaluria
faena (current term)
faenas
faerie
faerie godmother
faeries
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faerylike
faes
faetus
faetuses
faff
faff about
faff around
faffed
faffing

Literary usage of Faena

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1. The Andes of Southern Peru: Geographical Reconnaissance Along the Seventy by Isaiah Bowman (1916)
"For every hundred faena Indians there are five or six regular laborers on the plantations, so with the short term passed by the faena Indians their number ..."

2. The Journal of Dr. John Morgan, of Philadelphia, from the city of Rome to by John Morgan (1907)
"At 4 o'clock PM We proceeded to faena, ab't 23 miles further on towards Bologna, ... Set out on our Journey this Morning from faena ab't 7 o'clock, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye by John Soelberg Wells (1873)
"This has often been tried, but has almost always failed, except where the faena are very narrow, for as the wound cicatrizes, the parts in its vicinity ..."

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