Definition of Fac:
- "Alec Forbes of Howglen", George MacDonald.
A bouquet or two of the choicest blossoms fell on the unperturbed head of one Mr. Graves, a stony young assistant he usually carried about with him; with a second nosegay he gifted another young gentleman in his train- an interesting fac- simile of himself, being indeed his own son; but the full corbeille of blushing bloom fell to the lot of meddling womankind, en masse.- "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.
For no indication of this island is found in the older maps of Siberia, although these, as appears from the fac- simile reproduced at page 192, give the names of a number of simovies at the mouth of the Yenisej, now abandoned.- "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.