Definitions of Fac

  1. A large ornamental letter used, esp. by the early printers, at the commencement of the chapters and other divisions of a book.

Usage examples for Fac

  1. It's a great honor, Prue, for all the upper- class girls, and even the unmarried women on the Fac. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  2. Most certainly, if the former views of the Antigua planters resemble those held by pro- slavery men in this country, their present sentiments are a fac simile of those entertained by the immediate abolitionists. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. So the artist is obliged to take Algiers in the lump; in spite of himself he will find himself forced into a scrupulous exactitude, nothing must be passed over, and so his pictures are at best only the truth, photographic truth and the naturalness of a fac- simile. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  4. " Your fac," he said. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  5. " Ef ye'll notice, now," said he, " it's a fac 'at whenever Big Medicine goes to make a big surge to lift a box, he fust takes a peep at the gal, an' that 'ere seems to kinder make 'im 'wax strong an' multiply, ' as the preacher says, an' then over goes the box!" – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  6. Plagas, sicut Thomas, non intueor, Deum tamen meum Te confiteor; Fac me Tibi semper magis credere, In Te spem habere, Te diligere. – On Prayer and The Contemplative Life by St. Thomas Aquinas
  7. There are two or three younger men in blue jackets and goat- skin breeches; as many women in folded linen head- dresses, and red or blue skirts; and a sprinkling of children of both sexes, in costumes the miniature fac- similes of their elders. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  8. The minister of the British court, resident here, remains; but Mr. Eden, their ambassador to Spain, under pretence of taking this in his route, is in truth their fac- totum in the present emergency. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  9. He returned with another stick, apparently an exact fac- simile of the other, and placed it by the side of the other. – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  10. And he flaunted before my eyes in the moonlight the fac- simile of my letter, verbatim copy, save that in his Cosmo was put in the stead of Augustus. – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  11. She draws from the atmosphere that she may reproduce a fac- simile of everything she finds upon the surface of the body. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.
  12. Not that piece of paper, but the original; this is a fac- simile, so far as the writing is concerned. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  13. Of these signatures he has given a fac- simile; for which the Reader, in common with myself, is here indebted to him. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  14. The crown was a fac- simile of that worn by Queen Philippa, and was ornamented with diamonds and precious stones. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  15. Here is my fac- simile of the Robert Penfold indorsed upon the bill by the prisoner. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  16. Under these circumstances, I was even allowed to take a copy of the letter, of which I now furnish a fac- simile. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  17. Put up with labels and seals as per fac- similes here given. – Photogravure by Henry R. Blaney
  18. Robert continued: And here is Undercliff's fac- simile of the forged note. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault