[foh-shahr; French foh-shar] /foʊˈʃɑr; French foʊˈʃar/
noun, plural fauchards
[foh-shahrz; French foh-shar] /foʊˈʃɑrz; French foʊˈʃar/ (Show IPA)
a shafted weapon having a knifelike blade with a convex cutting edge and a beak on the back for catching the blade of an aggressor’s weapon.
[faw-seez] /ˈfɔ siz/ noun, plural fauces. 1. Anatomy. the cavity at the back of the mouth, leading into the pharynx. 2. a vestibule of an ancient Roman house. /ˈfɔːsiːz/ noun (pl) -ces 1. (anatomy) the area between the cavity of the mouth and the pharynx, including the surrounding tissues faucial fau·cial (fô’shəl) or fau·cal (-kəl) […]
- Faucial tonsil
faucial tonsil n. See tonsil.
faucitis fau·ci·tis (fô-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the fauces.
[fah-th er-land] /ˈfɑ ðərˌlænd/ noun 1. one’s native country. 2. the of one’s ancestors. /ˈfɑːðəˌlænd/ noun 1. a person’s native country 2. the country of a person’s ancestors n. 1620s, from father (n.) + land (n.). In modern use often a loan-translation of German Vaterland, itself a loan-translation of Latin patria (terra), literally “father’s land.” […]