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feist(fīst) also fice (fīs)
n. Chiefly Southern US
A small mongrel dog.
[Variant of obsolete fist, short for fisting dog, from Middle English fisting, a blowing, breaking wind, from Old English fīsting; see pezd- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
informal dialect US a small dog
Chiefly Dial. a small mongrel dog, esp. one that is spirited or pugnacious.
[1760–70; compare (from 16th century) contemptuous epithets for a dog (present participle of fist to break wind, late Middle English)]