(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
(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.
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.
(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
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.
1. Able to see to a great distance; farsighted.
2. Having foresight as regards the future.