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fratching

[ frach-ing ]
/ ˈfrætʃ ɪŋ /
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noun British Dialect.

a quarrel; disagreement; argument.

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Origin of fratching

First recorded in 1755–65; fratch + -ing1
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How to use fratching in a sentence

  • He set up his fratching at breakfast acause his porridge was burnt, and kept at it all day.

    More Tales of the Ridings|Frederic Moorman
  • They were fratching—quarrelling—I could hear 'em as well as see 'em.

    The Borough Treasurer|Joseph Smith Fletcher
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