• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Faitour A doer or actor; particularly, an evil doer; a scoundrel. "Lo! faitour , there thy meed unto thee take."
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. faitor, a doer, L. factor,. See Factor


In literature:

Besides, there are certain faitours there whom we would willingly have in safe keeping.
"Kenilworth" by Sir Walter Scott
They can't hide The cloven foot of malice, the false faitours!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, March 25, 1893" by Various
Fetter Lane evidently had an ill start taking its name from its early inhabitants the "Faitours" or beggars.
"Nooks and Corners of Old London" by Charles Hemstreet