Farcy meaning

färsē
A chronic form of glanders that affects chiefly the skin and superficial lymph vessels.
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A chronic form of glanders characterized by skin ulcers and swollen lymph vessels.
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A cutaneous form of glanders, characterized by swelling of the superficial lymph vessels and formation of ulcerating nodules on the skin.
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A contagious disease of horses, resembling glanders.
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Origin of farcy

  • Middle English farsi, farsin from Old French farcin from Latin farcīmen sausage from farcīre to stuff

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French farcin; compare Latin farciminum a disease of horses, from farcire. See farce.

    From Wiktionary