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  • n. A breaking wind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A breaking wind.
  • n. Same as fise-dog.

Etymologies

From Middle English fise, fyse, from Old Norse físa ("to break wind"), from Proto-Germanic *fīsanan (“to break wind”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)peys- (“to blow, breathe”). More at fist. (Wiktionary)

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