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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"the performance of an obligation," 1530s, from Anglo-French fesance, from Old French faisance "action, deed, enactment," from faisant, present participle of faire "to make, do" (from Latin facere; see factitious).


n. (context legal English) the performing of an act, especially out of one's duty

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Ensign Hyland presented me with an opportunity which it would have been mal feasance to ignore.