fawn

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fawn

1. a young deer of either sex aged under one year
2. 
a. a light greyish-brown colour
b. (as adjective): a fawn raincoat
3. in fawn (of deer) pregnant
References in classic literature ?
It may be worth thinking of by Fawners of all denominations--in Westminster Abbey and Saint Paul's Cathedral put together, on any Sunday in the year.
Synonyms, it went on, include "toady, yes man, flunky, fawner, flatterer.
She is a flatterer and a fawner, and "her food, of course, swam in oil and was nasty" (14; emphasis mine).