Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A variant of feard.
“A repartee with hearers on the word feart vii. sy.”
“Americans tend not to be 'feart' when it comes to firearms.”
“It had been a cold wet summer; he was 'feart' the owners would think he might have taken more care of some of the animals, especially of the young horses, and he mentioned certain ailments springing from damp and exposure for which he might be held responsible.”
“Salmond wants a referendum, he knows that perhaps now is not the best time, but must do so within his first term, as not to do so will play into the hands of the other parties who will say he is "feart".”
“The Polish man must be feart for his safety in the local gaol.”
“March 14th, 2010 at 8:02 pm jings, yous are awfy feart o any alternative theories.”
“One senior Tory disputed my suggestion that the party had been in a defensive crouch for the past dozen years: "We've been feart, but I don't think we are any more".”
“If he ducks out then history will surely judge him accordingly as a PM who was feart to face the voters, having called off the election in 2007 after turning his move to Number 10 into a coronation with no other candidates.”
“He was feart, well feart, bulging eyes, I thought I'd ken a pack of hounds chasing him, so I did.”
“And when was it," said he, rapping the words out like hammer-strokes on an anvil, "that the Macdonalds got feart?”
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