from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete or dialectal form of far.
  • noun The terminal element of nouns with a corresponding adjective in -ferous, as conifer, a coniferous tree. See -ferous.
  • noun A rare Middle English form of fire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • obsolete Far.

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  • preposition regional Eye dialect spelling of for.


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