Definition of freit
1 chiefly Scottish : a superstitious observance or idea an idle freit
2 chiefly Scottish : a saying or saw conveying a superstition an old freit about the weather
3 chiefly Scottish : an omen especially of misfortune
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Origin and Etymology of freit
Middle English frete divination, from Old Norse frētt news, inquiry; akin to Old Norse fregna to inquire, find out — more at pray
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