Faves vs Favel - What's the difference?

faves | favel |


As nouns the difference between faves and favel

is that faves is while favel is (obsolete) flattery; cajolery; deceit or favel can be a horse of a favel or dun colour.

As an adjective favel is

yellow or dun in colour.

faves

English

Noun

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    favel

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) favele, from (etyl) fabella short fable, diminutive of (fabula). See (fable).

    Noun

  • (obsolete) flattery; cajolery; deceit
  • (Skeat)

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) fauvel, favel, diminutive of (etyl) fauve; of German oigin. See fallow (adjective).

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • yellow or dun in colour
  • (Wright)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A horse of a favel or dun colour.
  • (Webster 1913)