farder

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

from Middle French, from Old French farder (to apply make-up, use cosmetics), from Old Frankish *farwidōn (to dye, colour), from Proto-Germanic *farwiþōną (to colour), from Proto-Germanic *farwō (colour), from Proto-Indo-European *perḱ- (motley, coloured). Cognate with Old High German farwjan (to colour), Middle Low German varwe (colour), Latin pulcher (beautiful), Welsh erch (dark brown).

Verb[edit]

farder

  1. to disguise.
  2. to make up or paint (the face).
  3. to represent in a false light; to augment with falsehoods or affectations.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

farder

  1. to weigh heavily; to be burdensome.
  2. to settle or sink downwards.
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