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făcētĭa , ae, f. facetus; cf.: argutiae, deliciae,
I.a jest, witticism; drollery, piece of humor.
I. Sing. (ante- and post-class.): haec facetiast, amare inter se rivalis duos, Plaut. Stich. 5, 4, 47: “jocularis,Cael. Aur. Tard. 1, 1, 21: “facetia sermonis Plauto congruentis,Gell. 3, 3, 3: “facetiae habere, res divinas deridere,App. Mag. 56, p. 310, 27. —
II. Plur.: făcētĭae , ārum.
A. A witty or clever thing in action or behavior (Plautin.): “mulier, quoi facetiarum cor corpusque sit plenum et doli,Plaut. Mil. 3, 1, 186: “fecisti, here, facetias, quom, etc.,id. Stich. 5, 2, 7.—
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