Definitions

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  • adj. Fashioned; conditioned; seeming; having a specified disposition.
  • adj. Well-behaved; decent; becoming.
  • adj. Wise; sagacious; well-informed.
  • n. Manner; custom; fashion; disposition; humour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See farrand, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • . Well favored; comely; handsome; goodly.
  • . Having a certain specified favor or appearance; appearing; seeming: generally used in composition with a specific term, fair, foul, evil, ill, well (weel), old (auld), etc.: as, auld-farand, old-seeming: applied to a child who manifests more sagacity than could be expected at his time of life.
  • n. Manners; humor.

Etymologies

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From Middle English farand, farende, farinde, from Old English farende, present participle of Old English faran ("to set forth, go, travel, wander, proceed"), equivalent to fare +‎ -and. More at fare.

Examples

  • Shed come so farand she knew she was one of the strongest players.

    Pendragon: Before the War: Book One of the Travelers

  • "That's mair nor I richtly can say," answered Meg Partan, "but auld farand fouk threepit it was somewhaur 'ithin the swing o' Sawtan's tail."

    The Marquis of Lossie

  • Well, I had plenty of incidents so farand I think creating this helped me relieve my stress Yeah, my life isnt that great.

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  • To my mindthe clear existence and ex ante diagnosis of bubbles represent by farand away the most compelling evidence of the gross inefficiency of markets.

    FXstreet.com

  • 3My grandpa, he could track something as small as a mouse halfway across Hylowell, maybe not that farand he taught me all sorts of stuff, so when I saw all those men fighting, I figured you2d either be trying to take them all on or you had gone!

    Kaz the Minotaur

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