Nautical A square bar used as a support for a topmast.(noun)
A large tapering pin used to open the strands of a rope before splicing.(noun)
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Use "fid" in a sentence
"The fid is a wooden pin, to be passed through the staple when the doors are shut, to fasten them."
"On www. fishingbuddy.com/forums/topic. php? fid = 12008&tid = 30216 there is a post about a guy that raises and trains decoy dogs and it has his phone number."
"Those with health problems, important jobs, nursing care, childrearing, and others who fid it difficult to attend courts will not be selected as lay judges"