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Literary usage of Fawny
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tramping with Tramps: Studies and Sketches of Vagabond Life by Josiah Flynt, Josiah Flynt Willard (1899)
"... as "fawny men"—fellows who sell bogus jewelry for more than it is worth. One of these men was a notorious roadster of ..."
2. The Peasant Speech of Devon: With Other Matters Connected Therewith by Sarah Hewett (1892)
"'E's sporting a fawny. Where's 'n gwaine tii ?' ' Aw ! that's tii telling !' Fegs = an interjection. 'Aw fegs ! 'tez a brave bad job !' Fess = proud, vain. ..."
3. The American College by Higher Education Association (U.S.) (1910)
"Spirit of fancy, in my musing Oft I hear thy wandering song, With its fawny lilt confusing, And its notes subdued and long. WJG, 1911 —Bates Student. ..."