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verb, noun
a Scot word for fight
Derived Forms
fechter, noun
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  • And what for did he no fecht him, the way folk fecht in books?

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Annandale for the hunt, Nithsdale for the market, and Gallowa' for the fecht!

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett
  • Indeed, John Graham, hursel will fecht ye first—you and a' your troop.

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett
  • Timid old country body that he was, he could not "fecht it oot" with the thieves and beggars and drunkards of the Cowgate.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • Gin ye wauken yer neebors yell juist hae to fecht it oot wi' 'em.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • I'm tauld they hae gran' principles in the auld settlements, an' fecht ane anither first-rate every election.

    Cedar Creek Elizabeth Hely Walshe
  • A' hed tae borrow the money through the lawyer, ye ken, an' it wes a fecht payin' it wi' interest.

  • Luve roosed me tae wark an' fecht, wha micht hae been a ne'er-dae-weel.

  • "Its in vain to fecht wi' him," whispered Carey into the ear of John Monilaws.

  • All grim and grey, and waste, and dourness and dool; like the army as it returns frae the fecht.

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