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), from Proto-Germanic *frahtiz, 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. inflection of freeën:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person plural imperative

Verb[edit]

freet

  1. third-person singular present indicative of froen