Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In hunting, the dung of the boar, wolf, fox, marten, or badger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The dung of the fox, wolf, boar, or badger.

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  • noun obsolete The dung of the fox, wolf, boar, or badger.

Etymologies

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French fiente dung.

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  • OED defines it as "The dung of certain animals, e.g. the badger, fox, etc." It's also obsolete.... thank heaven. No pronunciation is given.

    February 27, 2007

  • I like to think it's pronounced like defiant. As is "I WILL SHOW YOU MY FIANTS."

    February 27, 2007

  • I assumed that's the pronunciation intended, and the OED people just forgot to list it.

    February 27, 2007

  • See also fuants.

    October 24, 2007