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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Facund(e, -ound, n. [ME. facunde (a 1340), facounde, OF. faconde, L. fācundia.] Eloquence. — c1420 Wynt. v. 4328.
He wes curyws in hys style. Fayre off facund [C. facunde] and subtille
a1500 Henr. Fab. 58.
Esope … in facound [Makc. facund] purpurate, Be figure wrait his buik

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