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Farrow  v. t. & v. i.  (past & past part. farrowed; pres. part. farrowing)  To bring forth (young); said only of swine.

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"Farrow" Quotes from Famous Books

... saw armour gleam and heard some man crashing through the underwood, for all was gone in one moment. So he woke up Birdalone, and they bended their bows both of them, and searched the thicket thereabouts heedfully, arrow on string, but found nought fiercer than a great sow and her farrow. So came the full day, and they gat them back to their meadows and their house; but thereafter were they warier in going ...
— The Water of the Wondrous Isles • William Morris

... numerality; multiplicity; profusion &c (plenty) 639; legion, host; great number, large number, round number, enormous number; a quantity, numbers, array, sight, army, sea, galaxy; scores, peck, bushel, shoal, swarm, draught, bevy, cloud, flock, herd, drove, flight, covey, hive, brood, litter, farrow, fry, nest; crowd &c (assemblage) 72; lots; all in the world and his wife. [Increase of number] greater number, majority; multiplication, multiple. V. be numerous &c adj.; swarm with, teem with, creep with; crowd, swarm, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... certain part of the open court was set aside for gaming purposes. It made no difference how severe the weather was, these gaming tables were always in full blast. A man could amuse himself with any game at cards that he desired. There were "farrow bank," "chuck-a-luck," "brag," "eucher," "draw poker," "straight poker," "seven-up," "five-up," and most prominent of all, a French game, pronounced in Fort Delaware "vang-tu-aug," meaning twenty-one. All these were games for "sheepskins"—bets, five cents; limit, ten ...
— History of Kershaw's Brigade • D. Augustus Dickert

Words linked to "Farrow" :   birth, deliver, parturition, give birth, birthing, farrowing

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