fecht

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

VerbEdit

fecht ‎(third-person singular present fechts, present participle fechtin, 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
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