Fixure
Fixure Fix"ure (-[-u]r), n. [L. fixura a fastening, fr. figere to fix. See {Fix}, and cf. {Fixture}.] Fixed position; stable condition; firmness. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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