foughten

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foughten

  1. (archaic) past participle of fight
    • 1869, RD Blackmoore, Lorna Doone, II:
      Not that I was afraid of fighting, for now I had been three years at Blundell's, and foughten, all that time, a fight at least once every week [...].
    • 1819, John Keats, Otho the Great, Act I, Scene III, verses 44-45
      No, not a thousand foughten fields could sponge
      Those days paternal from my memory […]
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe:
      “the field must be foughten in our own presence, and divers weighty causes call us on the fourth day from hence.”