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Meaning of FEE-FAW-FUM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fee`-faw`-fum"\, n.
A nonsensical exclamation attributed to giants and ogres;
hence, any expression calculated to impose upon the timid and
ignorant. ``Impudent fee-faw-fums.'' --J. H. Newman.

 

 

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