Definitions of foil

The word foil uses 4 letters:filo.

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v. t. - To tread under foot; to trample. 2

v. t. - To render (an effort or attempt) vain or nugatory; to baffle; to outwit; to balk; to frustrate; to defeat. 2

v. t. - To blunt; to dull; to spoil; as, to foil the scent in chase. 2

v. t. - To defile; to soil. 2

n. - Failure of success when on the point of attainment; defeat; frustration; miscarriage. 2

n. - A blunt weapon used in fencing, resembling a smallsword in the main, but usually lighter and having a button at the point. 2

n. - The track or trail of an animal. 2

n. - A leaf or very thin sheet of metal; as, brass foil; tin foil; gold foil. 2

n. - A thin leaf of sheet copper silvered and burnished, and afterwards coated with transparent colors mixed with isinglass; -- employed by jewelers to give color or brilliancy to pastes and inferior stones. 2

n. - Anything that serves by contrast of color or quality to adorn or set off another thing to advantage. 2

n. - A thin coat of tin, with quicksilver, laid on the back of a looking-glass, to cause reflection. 2

n. - The space between the cusps in Gothic architecture; a rounded or leaflike ornament, in windows, niches, etc. A group of foils is called trefoil, quatrefoil, quinquefoil, etc., according to the number of arcs of which it is composed. 2

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l - fillo10

s - filos9 foils9

a - folia9

o - folio9

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