freet

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English frete ‎(superstition), from Old Norse frétt ‎(news, intelligence, inquiry, inquiry about the future), related to Icelandic frétt ‎(news), Icelandic frétta ‎(to review), Danish and Norwegian fritte ‎(to question, interrogate), English frain ‎(to question). More at frain.

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Noun[edit]

freet ‎(plural freets)

  1. A superstitious notion or belief with respect to any action or event as a good or a bad omen; a superstition.
  2. A superstitious rite, observance, wont, or practise.
  3. A charm.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

freet

  1. Alternative simple past of fret.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

freet

  1. third-person singular present indicative of froen