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 Ferumbras.Fess (Latin, fascia, a band or covering for the thighs). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fes’cennine Verses.
 
Lampoons, so called from Fescennia in Tuscany, where performers at merry-makings used to extemporise scurrilous jests of a personal nature to amuse the audience.   1
 


 Ferumbras.Fess (Latin, fascia, a band or covering for the thighs). 

 
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