Fulton (John) 1895–1979, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman, writer, and teacher.
a gleaming or glistening brightness; lustre
(poetic) splendid clothing
(rare) shining and beautiful; radiant
“shining, brightness,” 1602 (first attested in “Hamlet” iii.2), noun use of adjective sheene “beautiful, bright,” from Old English scene, sciene “beautiful; bright, brilliant,” from Proto-Germanic *skauniz “conspicuous” (cf. Old Frisian skene, Middle Dutch scone, Dutch schoon, Old High German skoni, German schön “fair, beautiful;” Gothic skaunja “beautiful”), from PIE root *skeue- “to pay attention, perceive” (see caveat). Meaning “film of oil on water” is from 1970.
As an adjective now only in poetic or archaic use, but in Middle English used after a woman’s name, or as a noun, “fair one, beautiful woman.”
[fuhl-vuh s] /ˈfʌl vəs/ adjective 1. tawny; dull yellowish-gray or yellowish-brown. /ˈfʌlvəs; ˈfʊl-/ adjective 1. of a dull brownish-yellow colour; tawny
jargon At Xerox PARC, often the third standard metasyntactic variable after foo and bar. baz is more common outside PARC. [Jargon File] (2003-09-24)
[fuhm-uh-did-l, fuhm-uh-did-l] /ˌfʌm əˈdɪd l, ˈfʌm əˌdɪd l/ noun 1. .
[fyoo-mij] /ˈfyu mɪdʒ/ noun, Old English Law. 1. a tax payable to the king for each hearth in every house owned by a person not exempt from church taxes and poor taxes.