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swirlygirl BS: The Etymology of 'Feck' (78* d) RE: BS: The Etymology of 'Feck' 15 Feb 02


\Feck\, n. [Abbrev. fr. effect.] 1. Effect. [Obs.]

2. Efficacy; force; value. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]

3. Amount; quantity. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]

He had a feck o' books wi' him. --R. L. Stevenson.

The most feck, or The feck, the greater or larger part. ``The feck o' my life.'' --Burns.

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.

Now is this the same feck or different and how would we know if we don't really know where the first feck came from?




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