Festschrift

Fest·schrift /ˈfes(t)ˌSHrift/

noun
noun: Festschrift; plural noun: Festschrifts; plural noun: Festschriften
  1. a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar.
    “on his sixtieth birthday he received a Festschrift with contributions from over thirty colleagues”

Fillip

n.

  1. something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity. “the halving of the automobile tax would provide a fillip to sales”
  2. ARCHAIC a movement made by bending the last joint of the finger against the thumb and suddenly releasing it; a flick of the finger. “the Prince, by a fillip, made some of the wine fly in Oglethorpe’s face”

v.

  1. ARCHAIC fillip; 3rd person present: fillips; past tense: filliped; past participle: filliped; gerund or present participle: filliping propel (a small object) with a flick of the finger. “our aforesaid merchant filliped a nut sharply against his bullying giant”

[The 7 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle — Stuart Turton]

Foison

noun

  1. (archaic) an abundance, a rich supply of
  2. (archaic) rich harvest
  3. chiefly Scotland : physical energy or strength

[The Tempest – William Shakespeare]

Fossick

v.

  1. rummage; search
  2. search for gold in abandoned workings

[The Absolute Book — Elizabeth Knox]

 

Frumentarious

adj.

  1. of or pertaining to wheat or grain

[The Smith of Smiths: Being the Life, Wit, and Humour of Sydney Smith — Hesketh Pearson]

Fulvous

adj.
  1. reddish yellow; tawny.

[The Waves — Virginia Woolf]