Origin of fid
Definition for fid (2 of 3)
Definition for fid (3 of 3)
Origin of -fid
Examples from the Web for fid
He accordingly shut the great doors, and put the fid into the staple.Rollo's Philosophy. [Air]|Jacob Abbott
He soon began to bark like Fid, and to growl like Bronti; to cackle like the hens, and to imitate every loud noise that he heard.Kindness to Animals|Charlotte Elizabeth
Fid immediately handed a brace of pistols and a dirk to True Blue, and together they rushed aft.
Fid was the chief quizzer; but he had got several others to join him in making a butt of Gregory.
Fid insisted that his great fear of being shot made him dread less the idea of drowning.
British Dictionary definitions for fid (1 of 2)
Word Origin for fid
British Dictionary definitions for fid (2 of 2)
adj combining form
Word Origin for -fid
Word Origin and History for fid
word-forming element meaning "split, divided into parts," from Latin -fidus, related to findere "to split" (see fissure).