fyke

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English[edit]

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Three fykes at the Zuiderzeemuseum

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch fuik (fish trap), from Middle Dutch fuke.

Noun[edit]

fyke (plural fykes)

  1. (fishing) a type of fish-trap consisting of tubular nets that are supported by hoops
    Synonym: fyke net, fyke-net

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Etymology[edit]

fyke

Inherited from Old English fīc, from Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin fīcus. Doublet of fige.

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Noun[edit]

fyke (plural fykes)

  1. A fig (fruit of a fig tree)

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Verb[edit]

fyke (present tense fyk, past tense fauk, past participle foke, present participle fykande, imperative fyk)

  1. Alternative form of fyka