Saint Fiacre

(d. c. 670)

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(d. c.670),

Irish-born hermit living in France; he is said to have been a skilled horticulturist, but to have been of a misogynistic nature. His emblem is a spade. His feast day is 30 August (1 September in France and Ireland).

Fiacre is the name of a small four-wheeled carriage for public hire, named after the Hôtel de St Fiacre in Paris, where such vehicles were first hired out.

Subjects: Christianity.

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