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Brewer's: Fico

(See Fig.)

?Fico for the phrase.?

Shakespeare: Merry Wives of Windsor, i.3.

?I see contempt marching forth, giving me the fico with his thombe in his mouth.? ?Wit's Miserie (1596).

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