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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From English fence.


Fenz f

  1. Alternative form of Fens
    • 1907, Meik Fuchs, Charlie Green's Expirienz mit eme Skunk (Western German-American Dialect), in The Pennsylvania-German: A Popular Magazine, page 185:
      Mei Nochber, der Greeley, is an der Fenz gestanne un hot mer zugeguckt.
      My neighbor, Greeley, stood at the fence and watched me.