Etymology 1


farl (plural farls)

(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.

Etymology 2


farl (third-person singular simple present farls, present participle farling, simple past and past participle farled)

Obsolete form of furl.


• larf

Source: Wiktionary

Farl, v. t.

Definition: Same as Furl. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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Coffee Trivia

The word “coffee” entered the English language in 1582 via the Dutch “koffie,” borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish “kahve,” borrowed in turn from the Arabic “qahwah.” The Arabic word qahwah was traditionally held to refer to a type of wine.

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