feck

noun
\ ˈfek \

Definition of feck

1 Scottish
a : the greater share : majority usually used with the the feck of the town council didn't fancy his backers— John 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

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History and Etymology for feck

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 25 Jun. 2022.

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