fær-

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fǣr (sudden danger, peril).

Prefix[edit]

fǣr-

  1. Prefix meaning sudden, fearful; rash, impetuous, impulsive; hostile
    fǣrslide "a sudden fall"
    fǣrrǣs "sudden rush"
    fǣrrǣsende "rushing headlong"
    fǣrgripe (sudden grip)
    fǣrnīþ (hostile attack)