fylfot

noun
fyl·​fot | \ ˈfil-ˌfät How to pronounce fylfot (audio) \

Definition of fylfot

Examples of fylfot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s might be called a croix gammée, a whirling log, fylfot, tetraskelion, gammadation, or cross cramponnée, for instance. Anne Quito, Quartz, "Can the swastika ever reclaim its original meaning?," 24 Dec. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'fylfot.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of fylfot

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fylfot

Middle English, device used to fill the lower part of a painted glass window (from a conjectural manuscript reading)

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fylfot

Time Traveler for fylfot

Time Traveler

The first known use of fylfot was in 1842

See more words from the same year

Statistics for fylfot

Last Updated

8 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Fylfot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fylfot. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on fylfot

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with fylfot

Comments on fylfot

What made you want to look up fylfot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!