Definition of Fitches
1. fitch [n] - See also: fitch
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fitches
Literary usage of Fitches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Wheat, barley, spelt (fitches), vetch, millet, pulse; rye and oats are neither mentioned in Scripture nor cultivated in the Holy Land. ..."
2. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"These fitches, or vetches, appear to have been sown like other grain, and Isaiah alludes to them in speaking of the different occupations of the husbandman. ..."
3. The Plants of the Bible by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"When he hath made plain the face thereof, doth he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the cummin, and cast in the principal wheat [that is, ..."
4. Scripture Natural History by Henry Chichester Hart (1888)
"It was like coriander seed, white.'—Exod. xvi. 31. 'Doth he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the ..."
5. The Clarke Papers: Selections from the Papers of William Clarke, Secretary by Sir William Clarke (1901)
"Colonel Mitchell is voted by the commissioners for nominación to have Colonel fitches late regiment, and Colonel »Smyth, late Governor of Hull, ..."
6. Scripture Natural History: Containing a Descriptive Account of the by William Carpenter, Gorham Dummer Abbot (1833)
"fitches. THERE are two words in the Hebrew Bible which the English ... of opinion exists as to tha plant intended where the word 'fitches' occurs. ..."
7. Commissary Wilson's Orderly Book: Expedition of the British and Provincial by Jeffery Amherst Amherst, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1857)
"... fitches 95, Whit- ting 100, Babcock 65, mall be fent to Ticonderoga tomorrow Morning, except much as are in a Condition not to be moved, ..."
8. Sermons for Children by John Mason Neale (1869)
"When he hath made plain the face thereof, doth he not cast abroad the fitches, and scatter the cummin, and cast in the principal wheat, and the appointed ..."