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1. (n.) A person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one preferred above others; especially, one unduly loved, trusted, and enriched with favors by a person of high rank or authority.

2. (n.) Short curls dangling over the temples; -- fashionable in the reign of Charles II.

3. (n.) The competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor standing highest in the betting.

4. (a.) Regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child.

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