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(Fu"el*er) n. One who, or that which, supplies fuel. [R.] [Written also fueller.] Donne.
(||Fu*e"ro) n. [Sp., fr. L. forum.] (Sp. Law) (a) A code; a charter; a grant of privileges. (b) A
custom having the force of law. (c) A declaration by a magistrate. (d) A place where justice is administered.
(e) The jurisdiction of a tribunal. Burrill.
(Fuff) v. t. & i. [Of imitative origin. Cf. Puff.] To puff. [Prov. Eng. A Local, U. S.] Halliwel.
(Fuff"y), a. Light; puffy. [Prov. Eng. & Local, U. S.]
(||Fu"ga) n. [It.] (Mus.) A fugue.
(Fu*ga"cious) a. [L. fugax, fugacis, from fugere: cf. F. fugace. See Fugitive.]
1. Flying, or disposed to fly; fleeing away; lasting but a short time; volatile.
Much of its possessions is so hid, so fugacious, and of so uncertain purchase.Jer. Taylor.
2. (Biol.) Fleeting; lasting but a short time; applied particularly to organs or parts which are short-
lived as compared with the life of the individual.
(Fu*ga"cious*ness), n. Fugacity. [Obs.]
(Fu*gac"i*ty) a. [L fugacitas: cf. F. fugacité.]
1. The quality of being fugacious; fugaclousness; volatility; as, fugacity of spirits. Boyle.
2. Uncertainty; instability. Johnson.
(Fu"ga*cy) n. Banishment. [Obs.] Milton.
(||Fu*ga"to) a. (Mus.) in the gugue style, but not strictly like a fugue. n. A composition
resembling a fugue.
(Fugh) interj. An exclamation of disgust; foh; faugh. Dryden.
(||Fu*ghet"ta) n. [It.] (Mus.) a short, condensed fugue. Grove.
(Fu"gi*tive) a. [OE. fugitif, F. fugitif, fr. L. fugitivus, fr. fugere to flee. See Bow to bend,
and cf. Feverfew.]
1. Fleeing from pursuit, danger, restraint, etc., escaping, from service, duty etc.; as, a fugitive solder; a
fugitive slave; a fugitive debtor.
The fugitive Parthians follow.Shak.
Can a fugitive daughter enjoy herself while her parents are in tear?Richardson
A libellous pamphlet of a fugitive physician.Sir H. Wotton.
2. Not fixed; not durable; liable to disappear or fall away; volatile; uncertain; evanescent; liable to fade;
applied to material and immaterial things; as, fugitive colors; a fugitive idea.
The me more tender and fugitive parts, the leaves . . . of vegatables.Woodward. Fugitive compositions, Such as are short and occasional, and so published that they quickly escape