(Fard) n. [F., prob. fr. OHG. gifarit, gifarwit p. p. of farwjan to color, tinge, fr. farawa color, G.
farbe.] Paint used on the face. [Obs.] "Painted with French fard." J. Whitaker.
(Fard), v. t. [F. farder to paint one's face.] To paint; said esp. of one's face. [Obs.] Shenstone.
(||Far`dage") n. [F. See Fardel.] (Naut.) See Dunnage.
(Far"del) n. [OF. fardel, F. fardeau; cf. Sp. fardel, fardillo, fardo, LL. fardellus; prob. fr. Ar.
fard one of the two parts of an object divisible into two, hence, one of the two parts of a camel's load.
Cf. Furl.] A bundle or little pack; hence, a burden. [Obs.] Shak.
A fardel of never-ending misery and suspense.Marryat.
(Far"del), v. t. To make up in fardels. [Obs.] Fuller.
(Far"ding-bag`) n. [Of uncertain origin; cf. Fardel.] The upper stomach of a cow, or other
ruminant animal; the rumen.
(Far"ding*dale) n. A farthingale. [Obs.]
(Far"ding*deal) n. [See Farthing, and Deal a part.] The fourth part of an acre of land.
[Obs.] [Written also farding dale, fardingale, etc.]
(Fare) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Faring.] [AS. faran to travel, fare; akin to OS.,
Goth., & OHG. faran to travel, go, D. varen, G. fahren, OFries., Icel., & Sw. fara, Dan. fare, Gr.
a way through, a ferry, strait, to convey, to go, march, beyond, on the other side, to pass through, L.
peritus experienced, portus port, Skr. par to bring over. &radic78. Cf. Chaffer, Emporium, Far,
Ferry, Ford, Peril, Port a harbor, Pore, n.]
1. To go; to pass; to journey; to travel.
So on he fares, and to the border comesMilton.
2. To be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be attended with any circummstances
or train of events, fortunate or unfortunate; as, he fared well, or ill.
So fares the stag among the enraged hounds.Denham.
I bid you most heartily well to fare.Robynson
So fared the knight between two foes.Hudibras.
3. To be treated or entertained at table, or with bodily or social comforts; to live.
There was a certain rich man which . . . fared sumptuously every day.Luke xvi. 19.
4. To happen well, or ill; used impersonally; as, we shall see how it will fare with him.
So fares it when with truth falsehood contends.Milton.
5. To behave; to conduct one's self. [Obs.]
She ferde [fared] as she would die.Chaucer.