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FITCH

Origin: See Vetch. 1. A vetch. 2. A word found in the Authorised Version of the Bible, representing various Hebrew originals. In Isaiah xxviii. 25, 27, it means the black aromatic seeds of Nigella sativa, still used as a flavoring in the East. In Ezekiel iv. 9, the Revised Version now reads spelt. The European polecat; also, its fur. Origin: Contr. Of fitched. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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