FIRKS

Noun

firks

plural of firk

Verb

firks

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of firk

Anagrams

• Frisk, frisk

Source: Wiktionary


FIRK

Firk, v. t. Etym: [Cf. OE. ferken to proceed, hasten, AS. fercian to bring, assist; perh. akin to faran to go, E. fare.]

Definition: To beat; to strike; to chastise. [Obs.] I'll fer him, and firk him, and ferret him. Shak.

Firk, v. i.

Definition: To fly out; to turn out; to go off. [Obs.] A wench is a rare bait, with which a man No sooner's taken but he straight firks mad.B.Jonson.

Firk, n.

Definition: A freak; trick; quirk. [Obs.] Ford.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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