from The Century Dictionary.

  • To fidget; be restless.
  • noun A flutter; a sharp twitch or pull.
  • noun A curl of hair.
  • In hawking, to wipe the beak after feeding.


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  • A curling lock of hair, especially one that is dangling.

    October 3, 2007

  • This is an ugly word for such a cute thing.

    October 4, 2007

  • It is, isn't it? I'd have thought it would be something like froodle. ;-)

    October 4, 2007

  • I just ran across another definition of "feak" while doing a bit of sleuthing on feague. "Feak" is also obsolete British slang for "anus," which makes sense when you consider the meaning of "feague."

    So in this sense, seanahan, it's an ugly word for a...ummm...non-cute thing.

    November 5, 2007

  • *carefully brushes dangling lock of hair away from forehead*

    November 5, 2007

  • Har! Who knows where that lock has been?...

    November 5, 2007

  • *pouring entire bottle of shampoo on hair and scrubbing frantically*

    November 5, 2007