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 Fat’ua Mu’lier.Fault. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fault.
 
At fault. Not on the right track; doubtful whether right or wrong. Hounds are at fault when the scent is broken because the fox has jumped upon a wall, crossed a river, cut through a flock of sheep, or doubled like a hare.   1
   In Geology, the break or displacement of a stratum of rock is called a fault.   2
 


 Fat’ua Mu’lier.Fault. 

 
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