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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fitch  \Fitch\  (?;  224),  n.;  pl  {Fitches}.  [See  {Vetch}.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  vetch.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  pl  (Bot.)  A  word  found  in  the  Authorized  Version  of  the 
  Bible,  representing  different  Hebrew  originals.  In  Isaiah 
  xxviii.  25,  27,  it  means  the  black  aromatic  seeds  of 
  {Nigella  sativa},  still  used  as  a  flavoring  in  the  East. 
  In  Ezekiel  iv  9,  the  Revised  Version  now  reads  spelt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fitch  \Fitch\,  n.  [Contr.  of  fitched.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  polecat;  also  its  fur. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fitch 
  n  :  dark  brown  mustelid  of  woodlands  of  Eurasia  that  gives  off 
  an  unpleasant  odor  when  threatened  [syn:  {polecat},  {foulmart}, 
  {foumart},  {Mustela  putorius}] 




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