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Fauntleroy

in various usages, from the gentle boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett's popular novel "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1885). The family name is recorded from mid-13c., literally "son of the king" (Anglo-French Le Enfant le Roy), from faunt, a Middle English variant of enfaunt (see infant). Middle English had also fauntekin "a little child" (late 14c.).

updated on March 30, 2022

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Definitions of Fauntleroy from WordNet

Fauntleroy (n.)
an excessively polite and well-dressed boy;
Synonyms: Little Lord Fauntleroy
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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