freit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frétt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

freit (plural freits)

  1. (Scotland) A superstitious object or obvservance; a charm, an omen.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 215:
      He was a toad, a worm, a freit – not fit for human company.

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See freindre.

Verb[edit]

freit

  1. past participle of freindre

Etymology 2[edit]

See froit.

Adjective[edit]

freit m

  1. Alternative form of froit
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

freit m (oblique plural freiz or freitz, nominative singular freiz or freitz, nominative plural freit)

  1. Alternative form of froit