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Fetch

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A wraith—the disembodied ghost of a living person. (See Fetiche.)

Fetches … most commonly appear to distant friends and relations at the very instant preceding the death of those they represent”—Brand: Popular Antiquities (Death Omens)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ferohers
Ferracute [sharp iron]
Ferragus
Ferrara
Ferrau (in Orlando Furioso)
Ferrex and Porrex
Ferumbras
Fescennine Verses
Fess (Latin, fascia, a band or covering for the thighs)
Fest
Fetch
Fetches
Fetiche or Fetish
Fetter Lane
Fettle
Feu de Joie (French)
Feud
Feudal
Feudal System (The)
Feuillants
Feuilleton [feu-yĕ-ton]