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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 Indo-European roots.]

feist

(faɪst)
n
informal dialect US a small dog

feist

(faɪst)

n.
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)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feist - a nervous belligerent little mongrel dog
cur, mutt, mongrel - an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
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