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Pronunciation : Feint
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [F. feint, p.p. of feindre to feign. See Feign.]
Definition : Defn: Feigned; counterfeit. [Obs.] Dressed up into any feint appearance of it. Locke.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Feint
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. feinte, fr. feint. See Feint, a.]
Definition : 1. That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch. Courtley's letter is but a feint to get off. Spectator.

2. A mock blow or attack on one part when another part is intended to be struck; -- said of certain movements in fencing, boxing, war, etc.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Feint
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To make a feint, or mock attack.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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