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FAWN

Abbreviation for:
funding advice workers’ network

fawn

young of the small deer species. See also Table 20.
References in classic literature ?
A shaven, crouching Balti, who had come down with the horses, and who was nominally some sort of degraded Buddhist, fawned upon the priest, and in thick gutturals besought the Holy One to sit at the horseboys' fire.
I have been offered mock adulation, treated with mock reserve or with mock devotion, I have been fawned upon with an appalling earnestness of purpose, I can tell you; but these later honours, my dear, came to me in the shape of a very loyal and very scrupulous gentleman.
Instead of tearing me to pieces, as Sator Throg had desired, they fawned at my feet.