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fid



Pronunciation: (fid), [key]
n. Naut.
1. a stout bar of wood or metal placed across a lower spar so as to support a higher one.
2. a stout bar used to hold a running bowsprit in its extended position.
3. a wooden or metal pin for parting strands of a rope.
4. a bar or pin used as a key or toggle.

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a combining form meaning “divided,” “lobed,” occurring in adjectives borrowed from Latin (bifid); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (pinnatifid).

fid.




fiduciary.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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