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Noun: foible  foy-bul
  1. A behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
    - idiosyncrasy, mannerism
  2. The weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip

Derived forms: foibles

Type of: distinctiveness, part, peculiarity, portion, speciality [Brit, Cdn], specialness, specialty [N. Amer]

Part of: blade, brand, steel, sword

Encyclopedia: Foible