Fent

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fent fent (prov.) a slit, crack: a remnant or odd piece.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. fente—L. findĕre, to cleave.

Usage

In literature:

Mine make a light flying doe along a stockyard this morning; close by, along a fent, you see!
"The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn" by Henry Kingsley
Il y avoit meme un melange de quartz et de mica qui s'etoit moule dans quelques-une de ces fentes.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
In passing through the streets, the sign "Fents" is to be seen on shops in cellars.
"Rides on Railways" by Samuel Sidney
Ces memes fentes rendent raison, d'une observation que j'avois faite en 1776.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
Mysie's jist cam' back, an' she has fented.
"The Underworld" by James C. Welsh
I am Zezdon Fentes, First Student of Thought.
"Invaders from the Infinite" by John Wood Campbell
Private James R. Fent, wounded and captured.
"The Bright Side of Prison Life" by Samuel A. Swiggett
Concealed hinge Charniere avec cache-fente.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In news:

Parkway's Fent fires two-hitter .
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In science:

Fent T, Groeber P, Schweitzer F (2007) Coexistence of social norms based on in- and out-group interactions.
Cooperation, Norms, and Revolutions: A Unified Game-Theoretical Approach
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