Definition of farcy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːsi/


[mass noun]
Glanders in horses (or a similar disease in cattle) in which there is inflammation of the lymph vessels, causing nodules ( farcy buds or buttons).
Example sentences
  • If the skin and underlying lymphatic tissue only is involved it is called farcy.


Late Middle English: from Old French farcin, from late Latin farciminum, from farcire 'to stuff' (because of the appearance of the swollen nodules).

Words that rhyme with farcy

Adivasi, brassy, classy, dalasi, Darcy, Farsi, glassy, grassy

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