Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • noun A breaking wind.

Etymologies

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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.

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