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English

Etymology

From early modern French fascher (now fâcher) < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] fastus (disdain).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to fash

Third person singular
fashes

Simple past
fashed

Past participle
fashed

Present participle
fashing or fashin

to fash (third-person singular simple present fashes, present participle fashing or fashin, simple past and past participle fashed)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To worry; to bother, annoy.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula, Chapter 5:
      "I wouldn't fash masel' about them, miss. Them things be all wore out."

Noun

Singular
fash

Plural
fashes

fash (fashes)
  1. (Scotland, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A worry; trouble; bother.

Derived terms

See also

References

  • Whites Latin-English Dictionary: 1899.
  • Consise Oxford: 1984.
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[1]
  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118
  • A List of words and phrases in everyday use by the natives of Hetton-le-Hole in the County of Durham, F.M.T.Palgrave, English Dialect Society vol.74, 1896, [2]

Scots

Etymology

From early modern French fascher (now fâcher) < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:sco:Template:lang:la derivations]] fastus (disdain).

Pronunciation

Verb

tae fash (third-person singular simple present fashes, present participle fashin, simple past fasht, past participle fasht)

Infinitive
tae fash

Third person singular
fashes

Simple past
fasht

Past participle
-

Present participle
fashin

  1. (transitive) To bother, worry, annoy.

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