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fletch

[ flech ]
/ flɛtʃ /
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verb (used with object)

to provide (an arrow) with a feather.

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Origin of fletch

First recorded in 1625–35; back formation from fletcher

OTHER WORDS FROM fletch

un·fletched, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fletch

fletch
/ (flɛtʃ) /

verb

another word for fledge (def. 2)

Word Origin for fletch

C17: probably back formation from fletcher
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