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worry; trouble; bother
to trouble; bother; annoy
Word Origin
C16: from obsolete French fascher to annoy, ultimately from Latin fastīdium disgust, aversion
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  • That is, if ye hae any fash wi' Wharton,' said Arran in conclusion.

    Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease
  • The Scotch were either too "canny" or too dull to "fash" themselves about it.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

    Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
  • Also, the fash left at the junction of the moulds when a ball is cast.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • You need not fash; your hand is played; your letter trumped the trick, and I am done.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • For "I don't know," he said "I dinna ken;" for "trouble" the word was "fash," and for "not," "na."

    Rollo in Scotland Jacob Abbott
  • fash we not ourselves about it, though we pay the consequences.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Why dis here's to be a rigler scrumptious, fash'nable 'tainment!

    A Noble Woman Ann S. Stephens
  • Why should I fash myself over a man with a personality like a pair of shears?

    "Persons Unknown" Virginia Tracy
  • We go into this war, if we iver do go into it, with th' most fash'n-able ar-rmy that iver creased its pants.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

    Finley Peter Dunne
  • They're fash'nable, Samivel, and it's about the only think in fash'n as I reg'larly likes.

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