Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Furciferous (Page: 604)

Fur*cif"er*ous (?), a. [L. furcifer yoke bearer, scoundrel; furca fork, yoke, fork-shaped instrument of punishment + ferre to bear.] Rascally; scandalous. [R.] Furciferous knaves." De Quincey.