from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. Variant of feist.
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- n. A small, snappy, belligerent, mixed-breed dog.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small dog; -- written also fise, fyce, fiste, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See extract, and fise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a nervous belligerent little mongrel dog
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Besides inflicting upon my own excited imagination the belief that I made noise enough to be heard by the inmates of the house who were likely to be rising at the time, I had the misfortune to attract the notice of a little house-dog, such as we call in that part of the world a "fice," on account of its being not only the smallest species of the canine race, but also, because it is the most
"fice," on account of its being not only the smallest species of the canine race, but also, because it is the most saucy, noisy, and teasing of all dogs.
Thirty-fice years ago, my father took me to a movie, a cartoon.
Your only claim can be that it is the best possible artifice for the perpetuation of life, or that it is the only perfect, all-sufficient, and all-satisfying arti - fice that man can devise.
He had a paunch that fell about twenty-fice centimeters over his belt.
He says he trained his 'of fice girls' to provide physical therapy.
For light eaters, three of these rolls would run you under $6 … fice would be under $10, and I could see five small rolls being a simple, somewhat filling lunch.
Senate, Congress and every elected of fice in New York State government.
Already there was a stream of routine communications, as one Citizen contacted the of - fice of another about some trifle.
Most of us have heard him say about five paragraphs last Tuesday night, and most of those fice paragraphs made sense.