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farlie

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English ferlish (wonder, as adj., strange, sudden, fearful). See fear.

NounEdit

farlie (plural farlies)

  1. (obsolete, Britain, dialect) An unusual or unexpected thing; a wonder.
    • Michael Drayton
      (Whilst thus himself to please, the mighty Mountain tells
      Such farlies of his Cluyd, and of his wondrous Wells)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for farlie in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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