Last modified on 24 May 2014, at 15:18

fecht

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [fɛçt], [fe:çt]
  • (South Scots) IPA(key): [faeçt]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English feohtan, from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną.

VerbEdit

tae fecht (third-person singular simple present fechts, present participle fechtin, simple past fechtit or focht or feucht, past participle fechtit or fochten or feuchten)

  1. to fight
  2. to struggle in the battle of life against misfortune, poverty, etc.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English feoht, from the verb.

NounEdit

fecht (plural fechts)

  1. fight, struggle, battle
  2. exertion, pugnacity