(Far*rag*i*nous) a. [See Farrago.] Formed of various materials; mixed; as, a farraginous mountain. [R.] Kirwan.

A farraginous concurrence of all conditions, tempers, sexes, and ages.
Sir T. Browne.

(||Far*ra"go) n. [L. farrago, -aginis, mixed fodder for cattle, mash, medley, fr. far a sort of grain. See Farina.] A mass composed of various materials confusedly mixed; a medley; a mixture.

A confounded farrago of doubts, fears, hopes, wishes, and all the flimsy furniture of a country miss's brain.

(Far"rand) n. [OE. farand beautiful; cf. Gael. farranta neat, stout, stately; or perh. akin to E. fare.] Manner; custom; fashion; humor. [Prov. Eng.] [Written also farand.] Grose.

(Far`re*a"tion) n. [L. farreatio.] Same as Confarreation.

(Far"ri*er) n. [OE. farrour, ferrer, OF. ferreor, ferrier, LL. Ferrator, ferrarius equorum, from ferrare to shoe a horse, ferrum a horseshoe, fr. L. ferrum iron. Cf. Ferreous.]

1. A shoer of horses; a veterinary surgeon.

(Far"ri*er), v. i. To practice as a farrier; to carry on the trade of a farrier. [Obs.] Mortimer.

(Far"ri*er*y) n.

1. The art of shoeing horses.

2. The art of preventing, curing, or mitigating diseases of horses and cattle; the veterinary art.

3. The place where a smith shoes horses.

(Far"row) n. [AS. fearh a little pig; a akin to OHG. farh, farah, pig, dim. farheli little pig, G. fercel, D. varken pig, Lith. parszas OIr. orc, L. porcus, Gr. po`rkos. Cf. Pork.] A litter of pigs. Shak.

(Far"row), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Farrowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Farrowing.] To bring forth (young); — said only of swine. Tusser.

(Far"row), a. [Cf. Scot. ferry cow a cow that is not with calf, D. vaarkoe, vaars, heifer, G. färse, AS. fearr bull, G. farre. Cf. Heifer.] Not producing young in a given season or year; - - said only of cows.

If a cow has had a calf, but fails in a subsequent year, she is said to be farrow, or to go farrow.

(Far"ry) n. A farrow. [Obs.] Perry.

(Farse) n. [See Farce, n.] (Eccl.) An addition to, or a paraphrase of, some part of the Latin service in the vernacular; — common in English before the Reformation.

(Far"see`ing) a.

1. Able to see to a great distance; farsighted.

2. Having foresight as regards the future.

(Far"sight`ed) a.

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