Farcy bud
Farcy Far"cy, n. [F. farcin; cf. L. farciminum a disease of horses, fr. farcire. See {Farce}.] (Far.) A contagious disease of horses, associated with painful ulcerating enlargements, esp. upon the head and limbs. It is of the same nature as glanders, and is often fatal. Called also {farcin}, and {farcimen}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Farcy, although more common in horses, is communicable to other animals and to human beings. [1913 Webster]

{Farcy bud}, a hard, prominent swelling occurring upon the cutaneous surface in farcy, due to the obstruction and inflammation of the lymphatic vessels, and followed by ulceration. --Youatt. [1913 Webster]


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  • farcy bud — /ˈfasi bʌd/ (say fahsee bud) noun an ulcerated swelling, produced in farcy. Also, farcy button …   Australian English dictionary

  • farcy-bud — farˈcy bud noun A swollen lymphatic gland, as occurs in farcy • • • Main Entry: ↑farcy …   Useful english dictionary

  • farcy bud — noun also farcy button : a swollen subcutaneous lymph gland characteristic of cutaneous glanders * * * Vet. Pathol. an ulcerated swelling, produced in farcy. Also called farcy button. [1835 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • farcy bud — Vet. Pathol. an ulcerated swelling, produced in farcy. Also called farcy button. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • Farcy — Far cy, n. [F. farcin; cf. L. farciminum a disease of horses, fr. farcire. See {Farce}.] (Far.) A contagious disease of horses, associated with painful ulcerating enlargements, esp. upon the head and limbs. It is of the same nature as glanders,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • farcy — n. glanders with inflammation of the lymph vessels. Phrases and idioms: farcy bud (or button) a small lymphatic tumour as a result of farcy. Etymology: ME f. earlier & OF farcin f. LL farciminum f. farcire to stuff …   Useful english dictionary

  • farcy button — noun see farcy bud …   Useful english dictionary

  • farcimen — Farcy Far cy, n. [F. farcin; cf. L. farciminum a disease of horses, fr. farcire. See {Farce}.] (Far.) A contagious disease of horses, associated with painful ulcerating enlargements, esp. upon the head and limbs. It is of the same nature as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • farcin — Farcy Far cy, n. [F. farcin; cf. L. farciminum a disease of horses, fr. farcire. See {Farce}.] (Far.) A contagious disease of horses, associated with painful ulcerating enlargements, esp. upon the head and limbs. It is of the same nature as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • farcybud — farcy bud n. A craterlike ulcer characteristic of farcy. * * * …   Universalium

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