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[feet] /fit/
adjective, feater, featest. Archaic.
1.
apt; skillful; dexterous.
2.
3.
neat.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Middle French fait made (to fit) < Latin factus, past participle of facere to make, do
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British Dictionary definitions for featest

feat1

/fiːt/
noun
1.
a remarkable, skilful, or daring action; exploit; achievement: feats of strength
Word Origin
C14: from Anglo-French fait, from Latin factum deed; see fact

feat2

/fiːt/
adjective (archaic)
1.
another word for skilful
2.
another word for neat1 , suitable
Word Origin
C14: from Old French fet, from Latin factus made, from facere to make
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Word Origin and History for featest

feat

n.

mid-14c., "action, deeds," from Anglo-French fet, from Old French fait (12c.) "action, deed, achievement," from Latin factum "thing done," a noun based on the past participle of facere "make, do" (see factitious). Sense of "exceptional or noble deed" arose c.1400 from phrase feat of arms (French fait d'armes).

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