featest

feat

2 [feet]
adjective, feater, featest. Archaic.
1.
apt; skillful; dexterous.
3.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French fait made (to fit) < Latin factus, past participle of facere to make, do

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feat1 (fiːt)
 
n
a remarkable, skilful, or daring action; exploit; achievement: feats of strength
 
[C14: from Anglo-French fait, from Latin factum deed; see fact]

feat2 (fiːt)
 
adj
1.  another word for skilful
2.  neat another word for suitable
 
[C14: from Old French fet, from Latin factus made, from facere to make]
 
'featly2
 
adv

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feat
mid-14c., "action, deeds," from Anglo-Fr. fet, from O.Fr. fait, from L. factum "thing done," a noun based on the pp. of facere "make, do" (see factitious). Sense of "exceptional or noble deed" arose c.1400 from phrase feat of arms (Fr. fait d'armes).
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