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Definitions of F

  1. The sixth letter of the English alphabet. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  2. The sixth letter of the English alphabet, is a labial articulation, formed by placing the upper teeth on the under lip, and accompanied with an emission of breath. F, in English, has one uniform sound, as in father after. Its kindred letter is v, which is chiefly distinguished from f by being more vocal or accompanied with more sound. As a numeral F stands for 40, and with a stroke placed over it 40,000. It often stands for fellow, as in F.R.S. F or Fa. in music, is the fourth note rising in this order in the gamut, ut, re, mi, fa. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. A letter; the sixth in the English alphabet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for F

  1. The kind little S. F dropped in and bade me be of good cheer. – Jane Journeys On by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  2. Betty called her attention hastily to a shop window: they had turned into F Street. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
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