from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See fardel.
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Tamari for Maschat sadines 2 and a half, and 3 by the fardle.
I slipped about on the ice and groaned with that terrible fardle on my back, burdened with a dozen shirts, and a suit of dress clothes, and three pair of boots, and four or five thick volumes, and a set of maps, and a box of cigars, and a washing tub, I confessed to myself that I was a fool.
We have heard much of the power of godliness, by which indeed is meant only the godly party being in power; and the godly party with them are those who have sworn the destruction of monarchy and of the church, and have bewitched the people with a fardle of strange, canting, insignificant words.
She said spill them all, so there’d be none left to fardle a a grutch, a grouch.