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 Faux-jour (French).Favo’nius. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Faux Pas.
 
A “false step”; a breach of manners or moral conduct. (French.)   1
 


 Faux-jour (French).Favo’nius. 

 
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