Firk
Firk Firk, v. i. To fly out; to turn out; to go off. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

A wench is a rare bait, with which a man [1913 Webster]

No sooner's taken but he straight firks mad.B.Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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  • Firk — Firk, v. t. [Cf. OE. ferken to proceed, hasten, AS. fercian to bring, assist; perh. akin to faran to go, E. fare.] To beat; to strike; to chastise. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I ll fer him, and firk him, and ferret him. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Firk — Firk, n. A freak; trick; quirk. [Obs.] Ford. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Firk — (Förken, Fyrk), 1) frühere dänische Kupferscheidemünze = 1/2 Skilling od. 1,7 Pf., 192 F. = 1 Reichsthir.; 2) frühere Kupfermünze in Schweden = 1,9 Pf …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Firk — This ancient surname found in the spellings of Firth, Frith, Fridd, Fryd, Freeth, Fright, Freed, Vreede, Frift, Freak, Feake, Freke, Firk, and many other forms is of pre 7th century Olde English, Scottish and Welsh origins. It derived as a… …   Surnames reference

  • firk — ˈfərk, ˈfi(ə)rk verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English ferken, from Old English fercian to convey, bring, proceed; akin to Old English faran to go, travel more at fare intransitive verb 1. dialect Britain : to move quickly …   Useful english dictionary

  • FİRK — Koyun sürüsü. * Parça …   Yeni Lügat Türkçe Sözlük

  • Фирк — Фирк, Мишель Мишель Фирк Michèle Firk Дата рождения: 1937 год(1937) Место рождения: Франция Дата смерти: 7 сентября 1968( …   Википедия

  • Фирк, Мишель — Мишель Фирк Michèle Firk Дата рождения: 1937 год(1937) Место рождения: Франция Дата смерти: 7 сентября 1968 …   Википедия

  • ferk — ˈfərk, ˈfe(ə)rk variant of firk * * * ferk var. of firk n. and v …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ferret — Fer ret, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ferreted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ferreting}.] [Cf. F. fureter. See {Ferret}, n.] To drive or hunt out of a lurking place, as a ferret does the cony; to search out by patient and sagacious efforts; often used with out; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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