Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 22:18

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

See farm.

NounEdit

ferm

  1. (obsolete) rent for a farm
    He let his land to ferm.
  2. (obsolete) a farm
  3. (obsolete) an abode or place of residence
    • Spenser
      Out of her fleshy ferme fled to the place of pain.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin firmus.

AdjectiveEdit

ferm m (feminine ferma, masculine plural ferms, feminine plural fermes)

  1. firm (steadfast, secure)
  2. firm (fixed in opinion)
  3. firm (solid, rigid)

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ferm m (plural ferms)

  1. pavement (US), road surface (UK) (paved exterior surface)

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin firmus.

AdjectiveEdit

ferm m (feminine ferme)

  1. firm

DeclensionEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ferm m

  1. fermium

DeclensionEdit


ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English fearm, from Proto-Germanic *farmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pórmos, from *per- (to cross over).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ferm (plural ferms)

  1. a farm

Derived termsEdit