Farl vs Fard - What's the difference?

farl | fard |


As nouns the difference between farl and fard

is that farl is (obsolete) a quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake while fard is a journey, a trip.

As a verb farl

is .

farl

English

Etymology 1

Contraction of fardel.

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) A quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
  • Any such cake or bread, now particularly used for Irish specialities as soda farls and potato farls.
  • See also

    * soda bread * potato bread

    Etymology 2

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • * 1647', '', '''1854 , Alexander Dyce (editor), ''The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions , Volume 2, page 416,
  • Down with the mainmast ! lay her at hull !
    Farl up all her linens, and let her ride it out !
    (Webster 1913)

    fard

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl), from (etyl), from (etyl) .

    Alternative forms

    * ** faird * ** feard

    Noun

    (-)
  • (archaic) Colour or paint, especially white paint, used on the face; makeup, war-paint.
  • * 1791 , John Whitaker, Rev. Gibbon’s Decline and Fall
  • Painted with French fard .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) To paint, as the face or cheeks.
  • * Zachary Boyd
  • The fairest are but farded like the face of Jezebel.
  • (archaic) To gloss over or embellish.
  • * 1606 , William Birnie, The blame of kirk-buriall
  • Our funerals wherewith we but feard death.
  • * 1816 , Sir Walter Scott, Tales of my Landlord
  • Nor will my conscience permit me to fard or daub over the causes of divine wrath.

    Etymology 2

    See the etymology at ferd. Closely cognate to Scots faird.

    Alternative forms

    * ** farde * ** ferde * (Scottish) ** faird

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Force of movement, impetus, rush, violent onset.
  • Etymology 3

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (lb) A commandment from Allah that a Muslim has to fulfill
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