Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English form of firm.
  • noun A Middle English form of farm.

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

  • obsolete Rent for a farm; a farm; also, an abode; a place of residence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete rent for a farm
  • noun obsolete a farm
  • noun obsolete an abode or place of residence

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

See farm.

Examples

  • I know many winemakers who wish they could get away from barrel ferm ... but they need to keep the lights on.

    Wine Chick Wednesday: I'm in a New York State of Disconnect

  • Since Katz's user-friendly recipe book was published, a subculture of ferm fans has surfaced.

    Fermentation: A wild way to make food come to life

  • January 8, 2008 at 3:39 pm iz okeh. cud bees da betterer. mah furniss no wurk. fot wuz da ferm- thermo- *sign* sum liddle fings not cost mutch. corses nawt. iz valve…

    I no haz flavor!!1! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • All of that had changed with the introduction of the parc ferm rule at the beginning of the 2003 season.

    Chequered Conflict

  • Then, having overcome this fearsome physical handicap on race day, Mansell almost knocked himself out when he stood up at the wrong moment and struck his head on an iron girder as the jeep bringing the winner from parc ferm drove through an entry in the pit buildings.

    Chequered Conflict

  • I iz ferm b-leevur dat demawkrusee werkz best wen moar peepul partisipayt an ebreewun getz tu x=press dayr vyooz.

    Halp! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • When Mansell had offered his hand in congratulations in parc ferm, Piquet had rudely ignored it.

    Chequered Conflict

  • To bolster the point, he produces a letter from the mother of a 17-month-old ferm he treated at 6 months for fused labia and an enlarged clitoris.

    Gender Limbo

  • While waiting for the wrecked car to emerge from parc ferm at 08.30 on race morning, the team removed the engine from the spare chassis in readiness to receive the Mercedes V8 and transmission from the crashed car.

    Chequered Conflict

  • Concern is growing in the farming industry in Wales after the confirmation of a case of foot and mouth on a ferm in Surrey.

    Archive 2007-08-01

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.