fratch

[frach]British Dialect
noun
  1. a quarrel; argument; dispute.

Origin of fratch

1400–50; late Middle English fracchen to creak, of uncertain origin
Related formsfratch·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for fratch

Historical Examples of fratch

  • I mind I told him what he said over and over again about his fratch with that Garth.

  • He had just had a "fratch" with the Quaker preachers on the subject of election.

  • Dus'ta mind the fratch thoo telt me aboot atween Angus and auld Wilson?


British Dictionary definitions for fratch

fratch

noun
  1. English dialect a quarrel
Derived Formsfratchy, adjective

Word Origin for fratch

C19: from obsolete fratch to make a harsh noise; perhaps of imitative origin
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