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 Fine as Fivepence.Fin’etor. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fine-ear.
 
One of Fortu’nio’s servauts, who could hear the grass grow and the mole work underground. (Grimm’s Goblins: Fortunio.)   1
 


 Fine as Fivepence.Fin’etor. 

 
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