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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 blackaromaticseeds 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