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Fou Drunk

“Wilbraham has fou-drunk”—i.e. is despicably drunk, dead drunk. French, fou, “mad,” as fou-enragé; or simply fu', i.e. “full,” “intensive,” as in full-oft, “full-well ye reject the commandment of God” (Mark vii. 9).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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