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Farʹthingale (3 syl.)

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A sort of crinoline petticoat. The word means a “guard for modesty.” (French, vertugarde, corrupted into verdingade, and then into farthingale.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Farm
Farmer George
Farmers
Farnese Bull [Far-na-ze]
Farnese Hercules [Far-na-ze Hercu-lees]
Faroese
Farrago
Farringdon Ward (London)
Farthing
Farthingale
Faryndon Inn
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Fashion [fash-un.]
Fashion of Speech (A)
Fast Girl or Young Lady (A)
Fast Man (A)
Fast and Loose (To play)
Fasti
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