- (fencing, boxing, war) (of an attack) directed toward a different part from the intended strike
- (obsolete) Feigned; counterfeit.
- (fencing, boxing, war) An offensive movement resembling an attack in all but its continuance
- That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
- A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
- The narrowest rule used in the production of lined writing paper (C19: Variant of FAINT)
- To make a feint, or mock attack.