noun Etymology: Middle English farsin, farsi, from Anglo-French farcin, from Late Latin farcimen, from Latin, sausage, from farcire Date: 15th century glanders; especially cutaneous glanders

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  • 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

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  • farcy — [fär′sē] n. [ME farsine < OFr farcin < ML farcina (for LL farciminum) < L farcimen, a sausage < farcire, to stuff] a chronic form of glanders characterized by skin ulcers and swollen lymph vessels …   English World dictionary

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  • 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 — /fahr see/, n., pl. farcies. Vet. Pathol. a form of glanders chiefly affecting the skin and superficial lymphatic vessels of horses and mules. [1375 1425; late ME farsy(n) < AF, MF farcin < LL farciminum glandular disease (L farci(re) to stuff +… …   Universalium

  • farcy — 1. A lymphatic disease of cattle caused by Nocardia farcinica. 2. The skin form of glanders. [L. farcio, to stuff] * * * far·cy fär sē n, pl far·cies GLANDERS esp cutaneous glanders …   Medical dictionary

  • farcy — n. type of disease which afflicts horses and mules …   English contemporary dictionary

  • farcy — [ fα:si] noun glanders in horses or cattle, in which nodules are formed by inflammation of lymph vessels. Origin ME: from OFr. farcin, from late L. farciminum, from farcire to stuff (because of the appearance of the swollen nodules) …   English new terms dictionary

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