Fa'itour. n.s. [faitard, French] A scoundrel; a rascal; a mean fellow; a poltron. An old word now obsolete.
To Philemon, false faitour, Philemon,
I cast to pay, that I so dearly bought. Fairy Queen, b. ii.
Into new woes unweeting I was cast,
By this false faitour. Fairy Queen, b. i. cant. 4. stan. 47.