A word found in the Authorized Version of the Bible, representing different Hebrew originals. In Isaiah xxviii. 25, 27, it means the black aromatic seeds of Nigella sativa, still used as a flavoring in the East. In Ezekiel iv. 9, the Revised Version now reads spelt. [1913 Webster]
fitch, n. [Contr. of fitched.].
The European polecat; also, its fur. [1913 Webster]