feck

noun

ˈfek
1
Scottish
a
: the greater share : majority
usually used with the
the feck of the town council didn't fancy his backersJohn Buchan
b
: part, portion
took the best feck of a year
sold the best feck of the litter
2
Scottish : value, worth
no feck would come from it
3
Scottish : a number or quantity especially when large
a whole feck of them came

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (Scots) fek, by shortening & alteration from Middle English effect entry 1

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“Feck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feck. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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