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Latin term or phrase:fax
English translation:torch
Entered by: Chris Rowson
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00:57 Jan 15, 2003
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: fax
In a family crest
steven
torch
Explanation:
But it depends on the context.

fax facis f. (1) [a torch] , esp. as carried at weddings and funerals. (2) [a firebrand]; of persons, [instigator]; of things, [stimulus]. (3) [light, flame], esp. of heavenly bodies; fig., [brilliance or passion].

A torch, a firebrand, and instigator, a light or flame.

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Note added at 2003-01-15 01:44:00 (GMT)
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If you give the whole motto, we can get a better idea exactly what is meant by \"fax\".
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torch


Explanation:
But it depends on the context.

fax facis f. (1) [a torch] , esp. as carried at weddings and funerals. (2) [a firebrand]; of persons, [instigator]; of things, [stimulus]. (3) [light, flame], esp. of heavenly bodies; fig., [brilliance or passion].

A torch, a firebrand, and instigator, a light or flame.

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Note added at 2003-01-15 01:44:00 (GMT)
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If you give the whole motto, we can get a better idea exactly what is meant by \"fax\".


    Reference: http://catholic.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/lookup.pl?stem=fax&e...
Chris Rowson
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