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fought

[fawt]
verb
  1. simple past tense and past participle of fight.
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Related formsun·fought, adjectivewell-fought, adjective
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Historical Examples of well-fought

  • “Good, well-fought game of bridge we had yesterday,” he said.

    Miss Mapp

    Edward Frederic Benson

  • Thy valour has been too well proven on many a well-fought field!

    The Siege of Norwich Castle

    Matilda Maria Blake

  • Every step of your well-fought way was joy to him—the only joy he knew.

    The Man Thou Gavest

    Harriet T. Comstock

  • Let our many and well-fought battles upon the ocean and the land answer the question.

  • The contest proved a well-fought one, and was won by Oak Hall by a score of eight runs to five.


British Dictionary definitions for well-fought

fought

verb
  1. the past tense and past participle of fight
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Word Origin and History for well-fought

fought

past tense and past participle of fight (v.). The past participle form foughten (Old English fohten) has been archaic since 18c. but occasionally appears in the phrase foughten field.

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