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 Fakâr (Dhu’l).Fakenham Ghost. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fake (1 syl.).
 
Fake away. Cut away, make off (Latin, fac, do, make). It also means to do—i.e. to cheat or swindle.   1
   Fake. A single fold of a coiled cable. (Scotch, faik, a fold; Swedish, vika, to involve; Saxon, fœgan, to unite.)   2
 


 Fakâr (Dhu’l).Fakenham Ghost. 

 
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