from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. field goal
  • abbr. fine grain

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Field Goal
  • Fine Gael, an Irish political party.
  • frigate, a type of warship
  • guided missile frigate, a type of frigate

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of free of general average.
  • n. An abbreviation of Fellow of the Geological Society.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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