fecht

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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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 terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English feoht, from the verb.

Noun[edit]

fecht (plural fechts)

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