Definition of Faines

1. Noun. (plural of faine) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Faines

1. faine [v] - See also: faine

Lexicographical Neighbors of Faines

failure to thrive
failureproof
failures
fain
fainaigue
fainaigued
fainaigues
fainaiguing
faine
faineance
faineances
faineant
faineants
fained
fainer
faines (current term)
fainest
faining
fainites
fainly
fainness
fains
faint
faint-hearted
faint of heart
fainted
fainter
fainters
faintest
fainteth

Literary usage of Faines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Catalogue of Books: (original and Reprints,) Published in the by James Kelly (1871)
"Folks and faines : Stories for Little Children. By Lucy B. Comfort. Folien. Eliza L. Well-Spent Hour. Nimo. cl., $1. Boston II. ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1809)
"... in fee which toll en- faines terres ou tenements eft per un lands or tenements is by another dii- hies* font, ..."

3. Fairy Tales, Legends and Romances Illustrating Shakespeare and Other Early by Joseph Ritson, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, William Carew Hazlitt (1875)
"Bovet on faines. THE following narratives are taken from a curious little volume by Richard Bovet, entitled, ..."

4. History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the by John Thomas Scharf (1894)
"The (faines was fought until she was found to be in a sinking condition, when she was run on shore near Fort Morgan. Lieut. Commandant Murphy was closely ..."

5. The Complete Works of Samuel Rowlands, 1598-1628: Now First Collected by Samuel Rowlands, Edmund Gosse, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage (1880)
"... of your faines, repentance craue, It is the onely way your foules ... leaue his faines, and to God pray. ..."

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