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fitch:

see polecatpolecat,
carnivorous mammal of the weasel family. The name refers especially to the common Old World polecat, Mustela putorius, found in wooded areas of N Eurasia and N Africa.
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fitch

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(materials)
A thin sheet of wood, such as a veneer.
A bundle of veneers arranged in the same order as they were cut from a log.

fitch

1. A small thin paintbrush with a long wooden handle; used to reach recessed areas.
2. A thin piece of wood, as a veneer.
3. A bundle of veneers arranged in the same order as cut from the log.
4. A board forming part of a flitch beam.
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And it's why the Fitches have one of only three working diaries in the Nashua region.
Despite this the Fitches survive, and in some cases their descendants went on to prosper, as the Epilogue attests.
BONNY BONNETS: Easter hat parade winners (from left) Daisy Davies, Krisha Baden, Ben Putt, Isabella Saunders and Alexandria Fitches
Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and fitches (spelt or rye) and put them in one vessel, and make thee bread thereof.
The Fitches cannot improve the property without the involvement of the Hastings family, according to filings.
Andrea Fitches, whose 16-year-old son Anthony is one of the pupils suspended, said: "My son was found with a snowball in his hand.
Mr Fitches, who had a licence for the gun, said: "Joe was a happy lad who always had a smile on his face.
Andrea Fitches, whose 16-year-old son Anthony is suspended, said: "My son was found with a snowball in his hand he hasn't hurt anyone or thrown it at a person or building.
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Heaton Falcons beat Redhouse Farm 4-2 with Lee Fitches, Che Trattles, Jack Ninnelly and Dan Johnson notching for the Falcons while Heaton Kestrels lost 2-0 to Blyth Spartans.