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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feint  \Feint\,  v.  i. 
  To  make  a  feint,  or  mock  attack. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feint  \Feint\,  a.  [F.  feint,  p.  p.  of  feindre  to  feign.  See 
  {Feign}.] 
  Feigned;  counterfeit.  [Obs.] 
 
  Dressed  up  into  any  feint  appearance  of  it  --Locke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feint  \Feint\,  n.  [F.  feinte,  fr  feint.  See  {Feint},  a.] 
  1.  That  which  is  feigned;  an  assumed  or  false  appearance;  a 
  pretense;  a  stratagem;  a  fetch. 
 
  Courtley's  letter  is  but  a  feint  to  get  off 
  --Spectator. 
 
  2.  A  mock  blow  or  attack  on  one  part  when  another  part  is 
  intended  to  be  struck;  --  said  of  certain  movements  in 
  fencing,  boxing,  war,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  feint 
  n  :  any  distracting  maneuver  (as  a  mock  attack) 
  v  :  make  a  feint 




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