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[fey-kit; English fee-sit]
verb Latin.
  1. he made (it); she made (it): formerly used on works of art after the name of the artist. Abbreviation: fe., fec.
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Examples from the Web for fecit

Historical Examples

  • Primus in orbe Deos fecit timor, says the philosopher; can you disprove it?

    Watson Refuted

    Samuel Francis

  • Harpsichord, inscribed "Jacobus Kirkman, Londini, fecit 1772."

  • From all of which I inferred, that he had a hand in the fire; in other words, 'Fieri fecit.''

  • This lantern clock, with brass dial and fine fretwork with floriated design, is inscribed Humphry Mills at Edinburgh fecit.

    Chats on Old Clocks

    Arthur Hayden

  • Fecit etiam scribi libros plurimos; quos longum esset enarrare.

    Bibliomania in the Middle Ages

    Frederick Somner Merryweather

British Dictionary definitions for fecit


  1. (he or she) made it: used formerly on works of art next to the artist's nameAbbreviation: fec.
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