Figaro(redirected from Figaro (character in operas and plays))
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ingeniously contrives means to his own ends. [Fr. Lit.: Barber of Seville; Marriage of Figaro]
valet who outwits everyone by his cunning. [Fr. Lit.: Marriage of Figaro]
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