Definition of Facetiae

1. Noun. (rare) Witty or amusing writings or remarks. ¹



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Definition of Facetiae

1. witty sayings or writings [n]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Facetiae

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facesaving
facesitter
facesitters
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facet joints
facet of atlas for dens
facet plane
facet rhizotomy
facete
facetectomy
faceted
facetely
faceth
facetiae (current term)
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facetiousness
facetiousnesses
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faceup
faceward
facework

Literary usage of Facetiae

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1. Case and Comment by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1898)
"... and Comment NOTES OF RECENT IMPORTANT, INTERESTING DECISIONS INDEX то ANNOTATION OF THE LAWYERS' REPORTS, ANNOTATED VOL. 5 LEGAL NEWS NOTES AND facetiae ..."

2. Elizabethan Translations from the Italian by Mary Augusta Scott (1916)
"Poggio, facetiae, n. De Medico qui dementes et insanos ... Poggio, facetiae, LX. Fabula Mancini. This anecdote is also the twelfth tale of Les Cent Nou- ..."

3. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1845)
"It thus appears that many of the Cent Nouvelles coincide with the facetiae. I do not believe, however, that they were borrowed from that production, ..."

4. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1876)
"Le Doit du Moine Guéri is Poggio'a Digiti Tumor. It thus appeal's that many of the Cent Nouvelles coincide with the facetiae. i do not believe, however, ..."

5. Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature by Harvard University Dept. of Modern Languages, Frank Edgar Parley (1893)
"... facetiae.'' These words also occur on the title-page of the 1638 edition (Tubingen), a copy of which is in the Harvard College Library. ..."

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