feist

play
noun \ˈfīst\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˈfīs\ or

fyce

\ˈfīs\

Definition of feist

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  a small dog

Origin and Etymology of feist

obsolete fisting hound, from obsolete fist to break wind


First Known Use: 1770

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