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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wooden or metal bar that supports a topmast.

Usage examples (31)
  • The fid is a wooden pin, to be passed through the staple when the doors are shut, to fasten them.
  • For every thumb was a marlinespike and every finger a fid
  • Tantarent-fid spoke into his microphone and listened to replies.
  • I'm a former navy fid so I'm not feeling the heat right about now. for more
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