feat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman fet (action, deed), from Old French fait, from Latin factum, from facere (to do, to make)

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Noun[edit]

feat (plural feats)

  1. A relatively rare or difficult accomplishment.
    • 2013 January 22, Phil McNulty, “Aston Villa 2-1 Bradford (3-4)”, BBC:
      Bradford may have lost on the night but they stubbornly protected a 3-1 first-leg advantage to emulate a feat last achieved by Rochdale in 1962.

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Adjective[edit]

feat (comparative feater, superlative featest)

  1. (archaic) dexterous in movements or service; skilful; neat; pretty
    • Shakespeare
      Never master had a page [] so feat.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 2 scene 1
      And look how well my garments sit upon me — / Much feater than before.

Verb[edit]

feat (third-person singular simple present feats, present participle feating, simple past and past participle feated)

  1. (obsolete) To form; to fashion.
    • Shakespeare
      To the more mature, / A glass that feated them.

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