Definitions

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  • n. An army, host
  • n. fear

Etymologies

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From Middle English ferde, feord, furd, from Old English fyrd, fierd, ferd ("army, host, company"), from Proto-Germanic *fardiz (“journey, expedition”), from Proto-Indo-European *per- (“to put across, ferry”). Cognate with Old Frisian ferd, fart ("an expedition, journey"), Old High German fart (German Fahrt, "journey"), Danish færd ("voyage, travel"). More at fare.

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From Middle English, from feren ("to fear"). More at fear.

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