Fitch

[fich]

noun

John,1743–98, U.S. inventor: pioneer in development of the steamboat.
(William) Clyde,1865–1909, U.S. playwright.

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British Dictionary definitions for john fitch

fitch

fitchet (ˈfɪtʃɪt)

noun

another name for polecat (def. 1)
the fur of the polecat or ferret

Word Origin for fitch

C16: probably from ficheux fitchew

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