Archaic. faithful; loyal.
an archaic word for faithful
“to hide, conceal,” early 14c., a Northern English and Northern Midlands word, from Old Norse fela “to hide,” cognate with Gothic filhan “to hide, bury,” Old English feolan.
“faithful,” 1560s, from Old French feal, collateral form of feeil, from Latin fidelis “loyal” (see fidelity).
[fi-brif-ik] /fɪˈbrɪf ɪk/ adjective 1. producing or marked by fever. /fɪˈbrɪfɪk/ adjective 1. causing or having a fever
[fi-brif-yuh-guh l, feb-ruh-fyoo-guh l] /fɪˈbrɪf yə gəl, ˌfɛb rəˈfyu gəl/ adjective 1. of or acting as a .
[feb-ruh-fyooj] /ˈfɛb rəˌfyudʒ/ adjective 1. serving to dispel or reduce fever, as a medicine. noun 2. such a medicine or agent. 3. a cooling drink. /ˈfɛbrɪˌfjuːdʒ/ noun 1. any drug or agent for reducing fever adjective 2. serving to reduce fever n. 1680s, from French fébrifuge, literally “driving fever away,” from Latin febris (see fever) […]
[fee-bruh l, feb-ruh l or, esp. British, fee-brahyl] /ˈfi brəl, ˈfɛb rəl or, esp. British, ˈfi braɪl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or marked by fever; feverish. /ˈfiːbraɪl/ adjective 1. of or relating to fever; feverish adj. 1650s, from Medieval Latin febrilis “pertaining to fever,” from Latin febris “a fever” (see fever). febrile feb·rile (fěb’rəl, fē’brəl) […]