Rapt in wonder, he gazed "up to the fixt stars, that radiant numberless host of heaven."
And first of all it is to be enquired, whether they are moveable or fixt?
Here, gentlemen, our anchor's fixt; and we Disdaining Fortune's mutability, Expect your kind acceptance.
This day is fixt for bringing the matter on in the house of Commons.
Archaic spelling of 'fixt' retained; one occurrence of 'fixed' also retained Pg 92 et al.
His mallice is fixt, and will not evaporate by any your mild courses.
Usually a maximum rate is fixt by constitutional provision which rarely exceeds 10 per cent.
The precise date of this extension of the fortifications can not be fixt.
He withdrew his dying eyes from the old man, and fixt them on the woman and the child.
Willpower, in order to preserve its energy, must be sustained and fixt.
late 14c., "set (one's eyes or mind) on something," probably from Old French *fixer, from fixe "fixed," from Latin fixus "fixed, fast, immovable, established, settled," past participle of figere "to fix, fasten," from PIE root *dhigw- "to stick, to fix."
Sense of "fasten, attach" is c.1400; that of "settle, assign" is pre-1500 and evolved into "adjust, arrange" (1660s), then "repair" (1737). Sense of "tamper with" (a fight, a jury, etc.) is 1790. As euphemism for "castrate a pet" it dates from 1930. Related: Fixed; fixedly (1590s); fixing.
"position from which it is difficult to move," 1809, American English, from fix (v.). Meaning "dose of narcotic" is from 1934, shortened from fix-up (1867, originally in reference to liquor).