Furciferous

Furciferous

Fur*cif"er*ous\, a. [L. furcifer yoke bearer, scoundrel; furca fork, yoke, fork-shaped instrument of punishment + ferre to bear.] Rascally; scandalous. [R.] "Furciferous knaves." --De Quincey.
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