[fab-lee-oh; French fa-blee-oh] /ˈfæb liˌoʊ; French fa bliˈoʊ/
noun, plural fabliaux
[fab-lee-ohz; French fa-blee-oh] /ˈfæb liˌoʊz; French fa bliˈoʊ/ (Show IPA)
a short metrical tale, usually ribald and humorous, popular in medieval France.
/ˈfæblɪˌəʊ; French fɑblijo/
noun (pl) fabliaux (ˈfæblɪˌəʊz; French) (fɑblijo)
a comic usually ribald verse tale, of a kind popular in France in the 12th and 13th centuries
/ˈfæblən; -lɒn/ noun 1. trademark a brand of adhesive-backed plastic material used to cover and decorate shelves, worktops, etc, and for handicraft purposes
[fah-ber; French fa-bruh] /ˈfɑ bər; French ˈfa brə/ noun 1. Jean Henri [zhahn ahn-ree] /ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA), 1823–1915, French entomologist and popular writer on insect life. /French fabrə/ noun 1. JeanHenri (ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ri). 1823–1915, French entomologist; author of many works on insect life, remarkable for their vivid and minute observation, esp Souvenirs Entomologiques (1879–1907). […]
[fab-rik] /ˈfæb rɪk/ noun 1. a cloth made by weaving, knitting, or felting fibers: woolen fabrics. 2. the texture of the woven, knitted, or felted material: cloth of a soft, pliant fabric. 3. framework; structure: the fabric of society. 4. a building; edifice. 5. the method of construction. 6. the act of constructing, especially of […]
[fab-ri-kuh-buh l] /ˈfæb rɪ kə bəl/ adjective 1. able to be formed or shaped; capable of being constructed or manufactured.