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fitch·ew

 (fĭch′o͞o) also fitch·et (-ĭt)
n. Archaic
The European polecat Mustela putorius or its fur.

[Middle English ficheux, possibly from Walloon ficheau, diminutive of Middle Dutch vitsche, visse.]

fitchew

(ˈfɪtʃuː)
n
(Animals) an archaic name for polecat
[C14 ficheux, from Old French ficheau, from Middle Dutch vitsau, of obscure origin]
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