Furl vs Farl - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between furl and farl
is that furl
is to lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag) while farl
As a noun farl is
(obsolete) a quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag)
Contraction of fardel.
(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.
* soda bread
* potato bread
* 1647', '', '''1854 , Alexander Dyce (editor), ''The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions , Volume 2,
- Down with the mainmast ! lay her at hull !
- Farl up all her linens, and let her ride it out !