feart; feered; afeard
They hook it and hunker forenenst the altar of Zeus,
afeard and skelly-eyed, keeking everywhere for death
“Cum awa frae the windey, dear,” said McKee, taking his daughter by the arm. “Gang wi’ the tithers, an dinnae be yin bit feered”.
“A’m no feart o freets,”
Mattie said, jumping on the flat stone