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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fikery
Literary usage of Fikery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London, 1834-1881 by James Anthony Froude (1884)
"... his fussiness and fikery have brought angry growlings out of me, and spurts of fierce impatience which he has taken more like an angel than a Welshman. ..."
2. The British Critic (1822)
"... and the cumbrous quality of agricultural produce, it may be doubted how far the benevolence of Parliament is fikery to prove effectual. ..."
3. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"I dinna ken how ye do, Jennie," said Mrs. Baillie, "but I couldna be fashed wi' sic fikery. ..."
4. Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy (1896)
"If a man when he takes his degree drops mathematics, he drops geometry— bat if not I think for die above reasons that he • more fikery to go on with it than ..."