faiture

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin factūra.

NounEdit

faiture f (oblique plural faitures, nominative singular faiture, nominative plural faitures)

  1. action; act
  2. method; way; manner
  3. form; characteristic(s)
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 164 (of the Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, lines 1974-5:
      que Tristran ert ben s'aparçut
      par sun gent cors, par sa faiture
      that she has indeed recognized Tristan
      by his gracefully body and by his form

DescendantsEdit

  • English: feature