Firk meaning

To carry away or about; carry; move.
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To drive away.
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To rouse; raise up.
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(intransitive) To move quickly; go off or fly out suddenly; turn out.
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(UK dialectal) A freak; trick; quirk.
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Origin of firk

From Middle English firken, ferken (“to proceed, hasten”), from Old English fercian (“to bring, assist, support, carry, conduct, convey, proceed”); perhaps akin to Old English faran (“to fare, go”), English fare; if so, equivalent to fare +‎ -k. Cognate with Old High German fuora (“benefit, sustenance, support”), Swabian fergen, ferken (“to bring, dispatch”).