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Meaning of FARDEL

Pronunciation:  'fârdl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (archaic) a burden (figuratively in the form of a bundle)
 

FARDEL is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: burden, encumbrance, incumbrance, load, onus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Far"del\, n. [OF. fardel, F. fardeau; cf. Sp. fardel,
    fardillo, fardo, LL. fardellus; prob. fr. Ar. fard one of the
    two parts of an object divisible into two, hence, one of the
    two parts of a camel's load. Cf. {Furl}.]
    A bundle or little pack; hence, a burden. [Obs.] --Shak.
    
          A fardel of never-ending misery and suspense.
                                                   --Marryat.
    
    
  2. \Far"del\, v. t.
    To make up in fardels. [Obs.] --Fuller.
    
    
 

 

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