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  • n. An unusual or unexpected thing; a wonder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An unusual or unexpected thing; a wonder. See fearly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See ferly.

Etymologies

Old English ferlish wonder, as adj., strange, sudden, fearful. See fear. (Wiktionary)

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