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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Figure of Fun (A).
 
A droll appearance, whether from untidiness, quaintness, or other peculiarity. ‘A precious figure of fun,’ is a rather stronger expression. These are chiefly applied to young children.   1
 


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