\fˈaktə], \fˈaktə], \f_ˈa_k_t_ə]\
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In old English law. Deeds. Facta armorum, deeds or feats of arms; that Is,Jousts or tournaments. Cowell.Facts. Facta et casus, facts and cases. Bract, fol. 16.Facta sunt potentiora verbis. Deeds are more powerful than words.Facta tenent multa qua; fieri prohibentur.12 Coke, 124. Deeds contain many things which are prohibited to be done.
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- in an anachronistic manner; "let's look at this phenomenon anachronistically"