Fitches
Fitch Fitch (?; 224), n.; pl. {Fitches}. [See {Vetch}.] 1. (Bot.) A vetch. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. pl. (Bot.) 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]


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