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noun 
  1. A straw, wire, stick, etc., used chiefly to point out letters to children when learning to read.
    • 1997: "Now then," Mason rapping upon the Table"s Edge with a sinister-looking Fescue of Ebony, whose List of Uses simple Indication does not quite exhaust, whilst the Girls squirm pleasingly " Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon
  2. A hardy grass commonly used to border golf fairways in temperate climates.
Etymology: Old French festu (modern fétu), from Proto-Romance festu, from Latin festuca "stalk, stem, straw".


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