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favour

(US), favor
History a badge or ribbon worn or given to indicate loyalty, often bestowed on a knight by a lady
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Having carried on my work thus far with so little obligation to any favourer of learning, I shall not be disappointed though I should conclude it, if less be possible, with less; for I have been long wakened from that dream of hope, in which I once boasted myself with so much exultation,
whether Shakespear may thence be deemed a favourer of popish principles, remains a matter of much doubt.
6, with an impressive lyrical second movement, can certainly find favourers, the furiant uncomfortably discloses the deficiencies of the conductor's conception and the orchestra alike.